Planning Associate Solicitor

Employer
eNL
Location
London
Salary
£50000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
6 Nov 2020

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Sector/Practice Area
Planning
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
PQE
1-3 years, 4-6 years
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New opportunity to join an award-winning team at a highly respected west-end firm. You will be an ambitious Planning Solicitor looking to make the next step in your career and will be passionate about this area of law. Call Rebecca on 020 7183 8586. Job Ref: 1849

JOB TITLE: Planning Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: 2-5+ Years' PQE
LOCATION: London
SALARY: Dependent on experience

This new opportunity will suit a Planning Solicitor looking for a fresh challenge within a busy and highly successful firm. The role will require the suitable candidate to operate as an integral member of the Planning team; dealing with client work, helping with business development activities and assisting with building up and maintaining the team's knowledge base. This reputable West End practice is looking to appoint an accomplished solicitor to aid their respected Planning department.

You will:
• advise on contentious and non-contentious matters working on behalf of well-known house-builders, developers and investors.
will have experience handling Section 106 agreements alongside highways law issues, infrastructure agreements and 104 agreements.
• be comfortable handling planning applications particularly involving an environmental element as well as due diligence and planning support for development projects.
• Have c2-5 years PQE and experience from another leading private practice planning team or local authority
• be highly motivated, passionate to develop their career within private practice and keen to get involved with business development.

This is a rare opportunity to join a highly acclaimed team offering a true work/life balance and superb quality work. Competitive remuneration is on offer for the right candidate. The successful candidate will assist the existing team with a broad-range of work including pure planning work alongside real estate transactional and development matters. This astutely run business is able to clearly demonstrate a solid financial position and enviable team ethic. With high levels of autonomy offered across the firm from Partner to support teams, the ethos of this practice is to encourage high levels of engagement and contribution from the team. This successful west-end practice offers expertise to both private individuals and commercial clients across London. Offering a competitive salary plus extensive bonus and benefits this firm pride themselves on developing their people. A flexible and encouraging working environment are on offer.

YOUR CONSULTANT: Rebecca has been described as giving 'good constructive advice'. Driven to offer a knowledgeable and focused service, Rebecca‘s strengths lie with providing the right ‘match' for both law firm and lawyer. Able to boast excellent relationships within the private practice market, she has spent over 20 years building her contacts in this area. Professional and approachable, Rebecca is committed to delivering results.

eNL 
eNL’s team manage the recruitment of legal staff across a variety of sectors. With a strong presence within the private practice market, we also boast specific expertise in relation to public sector and in-house appointments. Our sector specialist consultants provide first rate market knowledge within their geographical location and individual markets.

Gemma Jones – Director

Gemma offers a wealth of experience in recruitment across the professional sectors. Before joining eNL, she worked in executive search for senior sales and marketing professionals. She joined eNL in 2006 as a Senior Consultant and got to grips with the legal sector very quickly. Gemma specialises in placing permanent, qualified legal professionals across the London and South East region. She has developed solid relationships with key firms in the City and leading, regional practices. Her remit includes individuals from newly qualified up to Partner level. Heading up the London & South East division at eNL, Gemma offers a personal service that has been commended by candidates and clients alike.

Rebecca Barry – Operations Director
Rebecca has worked with eNL for over 6 years and as well as contributing to the overall running of the business, also places candidates across the London & South East region. Rebecca is a skilled and professional recruiter offering an in-depth knowledge of the legal market, having worked in this sector for over 10 years. She has developed key relationships with some of the top firms in the City and nationally and has built her reputation upon successful career moves and expert advice. A keen networker, Rebecca is a prominent figure in the London & South East division.

Rachel Barnett - Consultant
Rachel is a consultant specialising in qualified recruitment on a permanent basis across London and the South East. She has been working in the legal recruitment marketplace since 2008, having joined eNL from a strong customer service and sales background. Initially Rachel provided comprehensive support to Senior Consultants, Managers and other Team Co-ordinators. She then spent 2 years as a consultant within the locum division, responsible for the recruitment of temporary Solicitors and Legal Executives and also the Paralegal/Legal Secretary division. An accomplished recruiter, Rachel is focused to deliver honest and commercially focused advice.

Pasquale Agatiello – Senior Consultant (In-house)
Pasquale is a specialist recruitment professional with over 12 years experience working for some of the most reputable global recruitment organisations in the world. Specialising in in-house legal recruitment he has developed influential client relationships with key organisations across the IT, telecommunications, energy, FMCG and financial services sectors. He has developed an extensive network of active and passive candidates from around the EMEA region, thus ensuring clients and candidates work with an expert who really understands their business and is ideally placed to meet their strategic hiring requirements. Recruiting at all levels up to General Counsel, Pasquale is experienced in retained, search and contingency based recruitment campaigns.

Kaye Thumpston – Divisional Manager
Kaye Thumpston is Divisional Manager within eNL’s  locum division and has responsibility for the temporary legal recruitment team nationally. She has been involved in legal recruitment since 2006  and  is well placed to offer sound career advice. Educated to postgraduate level, including a first class honours degree and a distinction in her postgraduate legal qualification, Kaye has a thorough  understanding of what  clients require and has built up a strong network of contacts throughout the UK. Her practical and honest advice has resulted in a successful commercial reputation respected by both candidates and  clients.

Felicity Simpson – Consultant

Following 4 years within the hospitality and sales sector, Felicity joined eNL in November 2016, after identifying legal  recruitment as an industry that interested her and  where she felt she could develop as an individual. Her aim is to add real value to her clients businesses and the careers of legal professionals.

  • Felicity is determined to become an expert in both recruitment and the legal industry, in order to provide her clients and candidates with strong market information and guidance.
  • As a  member of  eNLs London & South East Locum Team she will be recruiting for fixed term contract positions, holiday cover and interim support roles across the region.
  • A hardworking individual with a passion for customer service, Felicity strives  to deliver the best possible solution.
  • Excellent communicator, with an enviable work ethic, enhanced by a genuine down to earth approach and an infectious sense of humour.
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