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Planning Lawyer

Service Care Legal are currently recruiting on behalf of a local authority based in the Berkshire region who are seeking a full time Planning Lawyer to join their team on a contract basis.

Please find below further details regarding the role and the person specification.

ROLE: Planning Lawyer
LOCATION: West Berkshire / remote working
RATE: £40 to £50
CONTRACT: 6 months ongoing

Please note that this role can be performed full remotely.

The Role

  • To progress full caseloads of matters through to completion related to Planning, Highways, Engineering, Countryside and Environmental Health

  • Matters will include section 106 planning obligations and s38 and s278 highways agreements

  • To assist more junior members of staff with any legislative issues

The Person

  • A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive and Barrister with at least 2 years' PQE

  • Previous experience of working within local authority / public sector would be highly advantageous

  • Someone who is able to come in and hit the ground running with cases

  • Able to work with minimal supervision and remotely

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please contact Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969 , or email

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.