Planning Senior Associate/Legal Director 6+ PQE – Leeds
A highly regarded Yorkshire firm is looking for a Planning Solicitor at Senior Associate or Legal Director level, to join their top-tier team in Leeds. If you’re looking for high quality work across a wide range of interesting sectors coupled with real prospects of progression, this opportunity is unparalleled.
This exciting opportunity is with a UK-Top100 commercial firm with a stellar reputation that far exceeds its Yorkshire roots. They have won awards for their career and development opportunities and are known for their excellent quality work in line with City firms. There are significant opportunities for progression and to develop and thrive in a stimulating and collegiate environment. The firm also promote a healthy work-life balance, with low chargeable hours targets, hybrid/flexible working and a friendly, open and collaborative culture.
The successful candidate will work on wide range of high quality planning work, advising high profile commercial clients on various projects with a planning aspect. The role will include planning applications, planning appeals, compulsory purchase, rights of way and highway advice.
The work is interesting and varied, spanning a broad range of sectors such as waste/renewables, motorway services, residential, retail and warehouse schemes.
What they’re looking for:
You will be a Qualified Solicitor with at least 6 years PQE
Experience gained within an established planning practice
Demonstrable experience dealing with contentious and non-contentious planning matters
You will be outgoing, with the ability to gain relationships with colleagues and new and existing clients
Strong commercial acumen and willing to participate in business development
On offer is a market-leading salary and bonus scheme, as well as hybrid working and a wide range of other benefits. This opportunity also brings significant prospects of progression and a clear route to Partnership.
If this sounds like the ideal role, please contact for a confidential discussion.
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