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Planning Solicitor

Chadwick Nott - South West and South Wales
England, Devon, Exeter
£57000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

Planning Solicitor NQ - 5 PQE


Our client is a leading Top 100 firm who are looking to recruit a driven and ambitious Planning Solicitor to join their Chambers acclaimed team.

The successful Planning Solicitor can expect to work on large high-profile developments managing a mixed caseload of a variety of planning matters to include but not limited to, planning obligations, highways and infrastructure, to contentious planning matters such as enforcement, compulsory purchase, judicial reviews, statutory challenges and appeals.

Your portfolio of clients will include local authorities, housebuilders and landowners and you'll enjoy building and strengthening relationships with key decision maker client contacts at these organisations.

Due to exceptional growth, our client will consider candidates from NQ + with a passion for this specialism together with those more experienced Lawyers seeking their next career move. At the NQ level, our client is looking for someone with a training seat in planning at a similar sized practice with a passion to specialise in this sector.

The ideal candidate should be technically proficient and an excellent communicator able to demonstrate strong developing relationships with both clients and colleagues.

On offer is to work with a highly ranked team on an excellent quality of work, working with a collegiate firm who encourage career growth. There is a highly competitive salary and attractive benefits package on offer for the right candidate along with the options of flexible working.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team working with leading partners and lawyers who are truly experts in their field.

For more information on this role please contact Hannah Somers in complete confidence on 0117 917 1929 / 0743 594 3574 or email

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.


Our business is about you. Helping you find the right job. We’ve been in the recruitment industry for 20 years, so we’re confident we can make a real difference to your career prospects. Over half of our business is repeat or recommended business – candidates returning for their next career move or recommending their colleagues to us. We like it like that.

But that’s not enough. We want to improve our legal recruitment service every day, every week, and every year, to ensure your success.

Our depth and breadth of experience means we already know the legal recruitment market inside out. And our industry-leading training programme fully prepares candidates for what lies ahead in a law career. So, as a lawyer, you can trust us when you need to take the next step.

We see things from your perspective. Nearly all our staff have legal training, and many have actually practised as solicitors. Which means you benefit from their in-depth knowledge of local markets, and specialist legal recruitment advice from consultants with first-hand, relevant experience.

Of course we take your career extremely seriously. We’ve worked long and hard to build trust and rapport with our clients and candidates, and all our dealings are treated with utmost confidence. We have a reputation for being proactive and well connected in the legal profession, and we’re always determined to achieve the best possible outcome for you.

For more information about how we can assist you please visit or call us in confidence on 0800 0121 848

Company info
0117 925 9962
2nd Floor
25 King Street

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