Skip to main content

Planning Solicitor/Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Bristol
£50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

View more

Vacancy Type
Experience Level
Not Disclosed
Full Time
Practice Areas
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

Planning Solicitor/Associate 1-6 years PQE l Top 100 Firm l Bristol

The firm:

This Top 100 firm distinguishes itself in the market with its industry-led approach to delivering legal services. Their lawyers leverage their deep sector knowledge to drive tangible improvements in client outcomes.

Key areas of practice strength include real estate, social housing, construction, sports law, renewable energy, agriculture, and private wealth services.

Renowned for its supportive culture, the firm fosters flexibility that enables employees to maintain a harmonious work-life balance. Ongoing communication from leadership to staff, facilitated through social events, surveys, and training programs, ensures the continuous enhancement of processes for the benefit of all.

The role:

Are you a dedicated Planning Solicitor/Associate 1-6 years PQE and looking to join one of the UK's premier planning practices? If so, this Bristol team would like to hear from you!

This esteemed Planning team is a trusted advisor to a diverse array of clients, including national and regional house builders, commercial developers, government bodies, planning authorities, private sector companies, and landed estates.

The successful candidate can expect to engage in high-quality contentious and non-contentious planning work, including planning applications and appeals, regeneration projects, enforcement matters and Section 106 agreements.

As such, this is a standout opportunity offering an excellent platform for a talented Planning lawyer to excel at the forefront of this dynamic practice area. The firm is keen to hear from those with a background in Local Authorities as well as private practice.

The ideal candidate:

  • Planning Solicitor/Associate 1-6 years PQE
  • Prior experience with development consent orders and planning appeals
  • Strong appetite for professional growth and motivation to consistently deliver your best

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary and generous wider benefits package
  • Access to significant projects of national interest
  • Ample flex to work from home, lots of autonomy

Sought after opportunity for a Planning Solicitor/Associate 1-6 years PQE to join a prominent team based in their Bristol office.

If this opportunity sparks your interest, don't hesitate to reach out via phone or email for a confidential discussion.

On the other hand, if this particular role doesn't align perfectly with your aspirations, feel free to get in touch to explore other opportunities we're currently recruiting for. We're also available for a general conversation about your career trajectory and the trends in the legal market.

Your career journey is important to us, and we're here to support you in making informed decisions to maximize your professional growth. Don't hesitate to get in touch-we're here to help!


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

Apply for Planning Solicitor/Associate

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:
Your communication preferences

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on The Lawyer Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert