Environmental/Planning Lawyer 2+ PQE *Major International Firm*

EJ Legal
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Top City Rates
14 Feb 2019
21 Feb 2019
Full Time
Practice Areas
Energy, Environment, Planning
Experience Level
Mid Level

Planning and Environmental Associate sought for leading international law firm.

The Team

The team act for a wide domestic and international client base including developers, investors, landlords, financiers and occupiers.  Their presence in many jurisdictions means that they are able to capitalize on the wave of inward investment characterising the UK market. The team has experienced strong growth in its range of clients and quality of instructions and commands a highly respected profile in the industry. 

The Role

An Associate in the Environment, Safety and Planning Team in the London office. The role entails working within a specialist team providing stand-alone regulatory and compliance advice (civil and criminal litigation), defence of prosecutions and licensing and permitting issues/appeals as well as providing transactional support to the energy, mining and infrastructure and real estate teams.

The successful candidate should have a broad range of experience gained in the UK and enjoy working as part of a specialist team. The opportunity will expose the successful candidate to cutting edge and high profile transactions, international client base and all within a collegiate and vibrant team.

Skills and Experience Required

To be considered for this role, you will be a mid-level lawyer with experience in a planning/environment team at a City or national firm is required including broad experience in the following areas:

Environment: Regulatory advice on licensing/permitting, criminal prosecutions, judicial review and/or civil claims. Experience in energy and infrastructure projects would be helpful.

Safety: Incident response and investigations, defence of criminal prosecutions, Coroner's Inquests, occupational health, policies and risk assessments. This will also include product safety and recall.

Planning: Advice on all aspects of the consenting process for development projects including Environmental Impact Assessment, negotiating planning and infrastructure agreements, advice on national and local planning policy, judicial review; experience of compulsory purchase, land assembly and compensation.

If you are looking for work which is more high profile and more international in nature, this will provide you with a great opportunity.

Learn more – in confidence – by contacting Sharon Samra for further information on 0207 400 2038 or sharons@ejgroup.co.uk, quoting reference SZ41709.

Sharon is currently handling a range of assistant solicitor, associate and senior associate vacancies in this area of practice.  For further information visit www.ejlegal.co.uk/search-law-jobs.            

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