Senior Planning Lawyer – Head of Team

South West England
To £six figure package - No following required
28 Jan 2022
25 Feb 2022
Full Time

SOUTH WEST                                                                                                

To £Six Figure Package

•    Key role for an experienced planning lawyer, up to partner level 
•    Exceptional existing client base
•    No client following required

Our Client

A well-established and highly-regarded commercial law firm, our client has a multi-office presence, predominantly in the South of England. Legal 500 and Chambers rated, the firm has a particular strength in the property sector and a reputation for punching well above its weight.

The Role

This is a ready-made role for an experienced lawyer to head up the firm’s planning team, working with clients such as national FTSE 250 and regional house builders.  The interesting portfolio of work includes: major planning applications; planning enquiries on major developments; planning support on individual projects; and overseeing infrastructure and section agreements.


You may currently be an experienced private practice lawyer or an in-house lawyer interested in a return to private practice. You may be looking for a step-up in terms of responsibility, or to move from a more anonymous role elsewhere.  

You are likely to have at least 8 years’ of relevant experience and be looking for an opportunity to bring your skills to bear in a firm where you can really make a difference and in a role which will offers much in terms of career development.

Next Steps

To apply, or to have a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact the firm’s exclusively retained agents at Motus Recruitment:

Andrew Kelly on 07990 587889, or

Charles Elderton on 07768 543026,

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