Planning Solicitor

West Midlands, England, Birmingham
01 Mar 2018
29 Mar 2018
Penny Trotman
Sector/Practice Area
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Full time

Planning Solicitor - West Midlands - 4 years+ PQE - A leading and established law firm is looking to appoint an experienced Planning Solicitor to their thriving planning department. Please call Penny on 0121 454 1004.

JOB TITLE: Planning Solicitor

PQE REQUIRED: 4 years +

LOCATION: West Midlands (Commutable from: Birmingham, Dudley, Walsall, Coventry, Nuneaton)

SALARY: £Attractive


Due to the increase in workload, a new opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Planning Lawyer to join a well regarded law firm in the West Midlands. Working as part of a large team, you will handle a broad range of planning matters and assist with applications for major infrastructure projects. The work includes but is not limited to drafting development consent orders, planning agreements, statements of common ground, compulsory acquisition, reviewing environmental statements and project management. The team's clients are spread across the renewables sectors and other private sector energy and transport infrastructure providers.


The successful individual will have gained some solid training and at least 4+ years PQE with another leading practice. You will have had exposure to a broad range of planning work, ideally from a large regional or City firm, have excellent drafting skills, a true interest in and experience of infrastructure related work and a commitment to building a career in planning. This is an exciting role offering an unrivalled opportunity to work on premium level planning work outside of the City.


Recognised as one of the largest planning teams in the world, the busy planning department currently has a requirement for an additional Planning Lawyer to further enhance their team. The firm offers a full range of services including acquisitions and disposals, land use, leasing, insurance and environmental law to a wide ranging client base of both public and private sector clients. This is an exciting time to join and help shape the future success and development of this leading top tier practice. In return you will receive a competitive remuneration package and genuine career prospects.


If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Penny Trotman at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email or contact us via Linkedin

eNL is handling a number of Planning Solicitor vacancies throughout the Midlands and South West. If you are a Planning Solicitor looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to to register your interest for similar positions. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

In addition, if you know a Planning Solicitor who may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).

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