Job Ref: CED-20-007
Job type: Full-time 35 hours
Closing date: Monday 7 September 2020, 11:59pm
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £50,184 - £55,233 per annum (PO7-PO8) + £1500 market
Lewisham Legal Services are looking for an experienced planning lawyer with the enthusiasm and ability to manage a substantial caseload covering a full range of planning, highways and public law matters including negotiating planning and highways agreements, dealing with planning enforcement matters, attendance at committee and dealing with planning inquiries and appeals, together with occasional advocacy.
Laurence House, Catford
What we’re looking for
You will have significant planning experience preferably gained in a local government context. The ability to provide prompt and clear legal advice on planning issues to clients and members (including at committee) is essential. This is an excellent opportunity for a lawyer with relevant experience to develop their career and to be involved in improving the fabric of the borough.
We offer a varied caseload with a chance to develop your expertise within a friendly but highly professional team, with training as well as flexible working hours, pension and generous leave entitlement. If you think you could make a difference at Lewisham we would love to hear from you.
In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that
includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make
a real difference to our local community.
£50,184 - £55,233 per annum (PO7-PO8) + £1500 market supplement
For an informal discussion, please contact Katherine Kazantzis, Principal Lawyer
on (020) 83147937.
We value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds
Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in
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To find out more, including a full and person specification, and to apply,
please visit www.lewisham.gov.uk/JobsAndCareers and search council vacancies
Monday 7 September 2020, 11:59pm
The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.
London, England, London, SE6 4RU, United Kingdom