Senior Lawyer (Planning)

England, London, Woolwich
£43734 - £46578 per annum + F540102
07 Jun 2018
03 Jul 2018
Rachel Young
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Greenwich Legal Services is committed to being a high performing in house legal service which plays an essential part in the achievement of the priorities and objectives of the Royal Borough of Greenwich for the benefit of our community. We aim to achieve this in relation to our Clients and Services, our Staff and achieving value for money.

Greenwich Legal Services is undergoing a period of transformation with these aims in mind and you could be part of that transformation. We are looking to recruit keen talented and committed individuals to this role

As Senior Lawyer (Planning) in the Regeneration & Procurement Team), you will be responsible for a varied and challenging caseload, including judicial reviews, planning inquiries, planning enforcement, CPOs, as well as the negotiation and completion of complex and high value s106 planning agreements, s278 agreements, and the ability to deliver high quality legal advice to a range of internal clients including advising planning committees.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified solicitor, barrister or chartered legal executive able to demonstrate considerable PQE in all aspects of planning, highways and compulsory purchase law.

If you are interested in joining an accessible in house Team which is integral to shaping the future of the Royal Borough of Greenwich apply now. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Eleanor Penn on 0208 921 5139.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.