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Planning Partner

Taylor Root
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£100000 - £120000 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas

Job Details

Job Title: Planning Partner

Location: Birmingham, UK

About the Firm

We are currently recruiting for a Planning Partner to work for a leading national law firm dedicated to providing exceptional legal services across various sectors. This law firm has the fastest growing planning team in the UK and has big ambitions.

Position Overview:

As part of its continual growth plans, our client is now looking to recruit a highly skilled and experienced Planning Partner ideally with expertise in renewable energy projects to be based in Birmingham. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in growing the firm's planning offering in Birmingham and provide strategic advice and legal expertise to clients in the region and as part of the national offering.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead and manage complex planning applications and appeals, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and legislation.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, stakeholders, and regulatory bodies.
Collaborate with other practice areas within the firm, such as energy, environmental, and real estate, to deliver comprehensive legal solutions.
Stay abreast of industry developments, trends, and best practices in renewable energy planning law.
Provide expert legal advice and guidance on planning matters related to renewable energy projects, including wind, solar, hydro, and biomass.

Qualifications and Experience:

Qualified solicitor with substantial experience in planning law, ideally with some renewable energy sector experience.
Proven track record of successfully advising clients on a wide range of planning matters and renewable energy projects from inception to completion.
Strong knowledge of UK planning legislation, regulations, and policies.
Exceptional analytical, communication, and negotiation skills.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
Existing client following or the ability to generate new business opportunities is highly desirable.

Why Join:

Opportunity to work with a market-leading law firm at the forefront of planning legal services.
Collaborative and supportive work environment with opportunities for professional development and career growth.
Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.
Located in the vibrant city of Birmingham, offering excellent transport links and amenities.

How to Apply:

If you are a motivated and experienced Planning Partner with a passion for renewable energy and seeking an exciting opportunity to advance your career, we would love to hear from you.

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Established in the 1980s, Taylor Root is now widely recognised as being one of the world’s leading legal recruiters. Operating out of offices in the UK, Dubai, Asia and Australia, we are ideally placed to assist law firms, banks and companies with their legal recruitment on an international basis. Taylor Root has a strong track record in the recruitment of: Heads of legal and legal advisers; Law firm associates and partners; Contract/locum lawyers; Paralegals; Company secretaries and Compliance professionals.

We regularly recruit for positions in all of the following regions: Western and Eastern Europe; The Middle East; Asia including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, mainland China and Bangkok; Australia and New Zealand, across The Caribbean and Offshore locations. .

In areas such as Project Finance, Derivatives or Capital Markets, where an international search is appropriate, our offices aim to provide truly global coverage and deliver a comprehensive candidate shortlist.

Through hard work, a professional and ethical approach, and not being afraid to be objective, Taylor Root continues to foster excellent, long-term candidate and client relationships throughout all of its offices.

Taylor Root is a member of The SR Group. The SR Group is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated to raising standards in the business environments that we serve. The sectors we cover include tax, legal, human resources, marketing, professional support and executive search, dealing with a substantial number of the world's leading professional partnerships, multi-national corporations and international banking groups as well as small to medium sized developing organisations.

For more information please contact your nearest office:

5 Fleet Place


T: +44 (0)20 7415 2828

Suite 614, Liberty House
P.O. Box 506739
Dubai, UAE
T: +9714 448 7770

1918 Hutchison House
10 Harcourt Road Central
Hong Kong
T: +852 2973 6333

Level 15, Prudential Tower
30 Cecil Street
Singapore 049712

T: +65 6420 0500

Level 12, 25 Bligh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
T: +61 (0)2 9236 9000

Level 4
520 Collins Street
Victoria, 3000
T: +61 (0)3 8610 8400

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