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Planning & Environmental Solicitor

Employer
eNL
Location
London
Salary
£65000 - £75000 per annum
Closing date
14 Apr 2021

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Sector/Practice Area
Environment, Planning
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
PQE
4-6 years
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Job Details

Planning & Environmental Solicitor, London / Remote - An exciting opportunity to join a leading firm handling a mixed bag of planning and environmental matters. To apply please call Gemma Jones on 020 7183 8586 and quote Job Ref: 3577

JOB TITLE: Planning & Environmental Solicitor
PQE: 3-6
LOCATION: London / Remote
SALARY: £65 - 75,000 DOE

THE ROLE:
This leading planning and environment team forms part of this leading firm’s highly ranked construction group and is entering into an exciting phase of expansion. They are looking to hire an Associate to contribute to this growth and to support their existing clients' instructions. This role would suit individuals looking to take on a blended workload of planning and environment work. The team is currently working on many open files and advises on related matters for colleagues in other teams firm wide. There has been a spike in judicial review work which is expected to continue as well as ongoing high profile and complex matters requiring heritage, environment, CPO and DCO advice. The team typically undertakes planning and enforcement appeals, complex planning and highways agreements, complicated redevelopments and enforcement action matters that are interesting in nature. The opportunity available offers high quality and varied work, a great deal of client contact and the chance to become involved in practice development

THE CANDIDATE:
The firm is looking for someone with 3-6 years’ experience and a who possesses solid, relevant technical expertise. You should be able to demonstrate experience gained at a firm rated for its planning and environment capability. Whilst the firm’s office base is in London, they are currently working remotely and so as long as you would be willing to come to the office on occasion, you may not necessarily need to be currently based in London itself. You will be a core part of the team and able to access the technology, support and resources you require.

THE FIRM:
You will join a leading, national practice that offers excellent quality work, a collegiate working environment and the opportunity to progress your career long-term.

SALARY & BENEFITS:
Along with a competitive salary the firm offers extensive benefits including 26 days' annual holiday and option to purchase 1 weeks' leave, performance related bonus scheme, profit share scheme, private medical insurance, auto-enrolment pension scheme with matched contributions (5% employer pension contribution when employee contributes 3%), life assurance scheme, critical illness cover + much more!

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Gemma Jones at eNL on 020 7183 8586 or email gemma.jones@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL is handling a number of Planning & Environmental Solicitor vacancies throughout the London and the South East region. If you are a Planning & Environmental Solicitor looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion.

eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to https://www.enllegal.co.uk/enl/register-with-us to register your interest.

In addition, if you know any legal professionals that may be interested in a new role, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (T&C’s apply).

Company

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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