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Planning Senior Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Bristol
£64000 - £78000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Experience Level
Not Disclosed
Full Time
Practice Areas
4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

Planning Senior Associate 4-8 years PQE I Top 50 Firm l Bristol

The firm:

This high-ranking firm stands out from the crowd for its focus on quality, ethics and transparency. Despite its size and stature, they deliver tailored legal services that are truly consultative which makes them the first choice for many household names.

Leading the charge across various sectors such as Agriculture, Energy, Retail, Transport, and Construction, they continually innovate and set industry standards.

Recognising the importance of work-life balance and flexibility, the firm places a premium on employee well-being. Further, their renowned learning and development program, acknowledged by multiple industry awards, underscores their dedication to professional growth opportunities and talent management.

Those based in the Bristol office are fortunate to take advantage of new and improved office space following a period of impressive and an increased headcount. The redesigned space prioritises well-being and enhances both staff and client experiences by offering cutting-edge workplace technology, collaborative workspaces, and social areas.

The role:

Are you a dedicated Planning Senior Associate 4-8 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 well-known Planning team is a trusted advisor to clients including national and regional house builders, commercial developers, government bodies, planning authorities, private sector companies, and landed estates.

They excel in advising housebuilders on large residential-led, mixed-use development schemes, as well as handling planning appeals, enforcement matters, and judicial reviews.

In line with an exciting period of growth, they are looking to welcome a Senior Associate with prior experience with planning applications and appeals, regeneration projects, and section 106 agreements in particular.

In return, you can expect full integration into a Planning team that truly represents the pinnacle of excellence in the field.

The ideal candidate:

  • Planning Senior Associate 4-8 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 Senior Associate 4-8 years PQE to join a prominent team based in their Bristol office.


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.

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