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Planning & Environmental Solicitor

  • GBP£50,000.00 - GBP£65,000.00
  • Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Permanent

Planning & Environmental Solicitor | NQ-5 years PQE | Top 100 firm | Ipswich, Suffolk

This national heavyweight firm has a strong reputation in the Planning space. Boasting several Legal 500-recommended lawyers and having recently recruited from other Top 100 firms, they are now looking for a junior / mid-level Planning & Environmental Solicitor to join their growing team.

The Firm

They are a modern and forward-thinking firm that has a fantastic reputation across the regions for their high-quality work and commitment to client care. The firm has grown significantly over the past few years and shows no signs of stopping with several Senior hires across multiple offices.

They pride themselves on their ability to compete with regional, national and international firms meanwhile maintaining their identity as an approachable, sociable yet professional firm.

There is a lot of flexibility that can be found here, the Partners can offer autonomy and commitment to developing you and your department further. The firm takes full advantage of its regional locations and has experienced rapid and quality-driven growth in recent years by making some key and strategic hires. Due to this, the firm attracts high-calibre candidates and recommended lawyers and specialists in their field.

The firm has employed top-level Partners from national and regional firms, and this level of expertise trickles down to more junior members of staff allowing them to utilise this knowledge to develop their own skill sets.

They recognise that work/life balance is extremely important, and they have the infrastructure to facilitate more flexible working than their competitors.

The Role

This is an excellent and rare opportunity for a Planning & Environmental Solicitor to join an award-winning team in Ipswich, Suffolk.

The planning team at this firm has a national presence, but an international reach. Boasting a team of several experienced Planning Lawyers based across multiple offices, this firm has a strong reputation in the Planning space. Work includes, but is not limited to;

  • Proving planning advice
  • 106 agreements
  • Advising landowners, developers, local authorities and more
  • Negotiating high-value contracts

In this role, you will be working closely alongside a senior figure in the team, dealing with a high-quality caseload. The department works across a variety of sectors, including environmental-based work and retail to name a few.


  • You will be a qualified Solicitor NQ-5 years PQE
  • You will have undertaken a Real Estate / Planning focussed training contract seat OR will have qualified into Planning
  • You will have ambitions to work at a leading Top 100 law firm

What's on offer?

  • An excellent, high-quality caseload
  • An above-market-rate salary with an excellent, leading benefits package
  • Lucrative bonus incentives
  • Flexible/agile working arrangements

This is an excellent opportunity for a Planning & Environmental Solicitor NQ-5 years PQE to join a leading firm in their Ipswich office.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or call Andrew Chapman on 0203 865 2113 for more information.

Andrew Chapman Senior Recruitment Consultant- Essex & East Anglia

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