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Experienced Planning Solicitor

Think Legal Recruitment
Leeds, West Yorkshire (GB)
Top of Leeds Market Rate
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

Experienced Planning Solicitor 


Think Legal are working alongside a large commercial law firm in Leeds who are looking for an experienced Planning Solicitor to join their leading planning team.

The ideal candidate will likely be 3 years' + PQE and will have solid experience of working within a national or boutique planning firm.

The team is incredibly busy and the role has been opened due to a growth in work nationally.

The firm and team work with a number of large well known organisations on a broad range of planning matters.

Day to day you will be involved in large scale development consent orders, compulsory acquisitions, reviewing environmental statements, providing strategic planning advice, assisting on project management and supporting the wider national property practice at the firm.

You will have experience and a solid understanding of planning agreements, highway agreements, The Town and Country Planning Act 1990, dealing with JR matters, and of Environmental Impact Assessments. 

The firm is a top 30 practice with a strong reputation both regionally and nationally. The national team is led by a well known planning partner, and a highly regarded partner in Leeds looks after a small tight knit team there.

Progressive in nature the firm has a good reputation when it comes to inclusion, diversity and wellbeing.

They have a number of DEI initiatives, and are signatories to the Mindful Business Charter, they offer flexible/hybrid working and a well regarded culture.

Salary is competitive in the Leeds market based on experience + benefits including shared parental leave and pay, elder/dependant care, dental and health cash plans, employee assistance programme, gym membership, eye care, cycle scheme, buy and sell holidays, travel loans and season tickets, sports and social committees, environmental champions and more.

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please contact Graham Rawlinson at Think Legal for more details -


Think Legal Recruitment is a regional legal recruitment business recruiting at all levels of legal professionals throughout the North of England for private practice and in-house. 

What makes us different? 

We could highlight our integrity, our commitment to excellence and providing honest, reliable and informed advice. We could talk about our use of and investment in technology. For us, these are the basics that you can and should expect. 

Our difference lies in our people. It is their commitment and investment in candidates, clients, partner contacts and local market knowledge that sets us apart. 

Legal recruitment is a serious business and we take it seriously. That we strive to make the experience as enjoyable and open as possible is simply testament to our desire to build long-standing relationships. 

We love what we do and look forward to making a difference for you. 

Contact us on 0161 826 1411 

Company info
0161 826 1411
2nd Floor
125 Deansgate
Greater Manchester
M3 2BY
United Kingdom

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