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Planning Solicitor

  • £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Permanent

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Planning Lawyer (2 years PQE +) to join a Top 200 Firm in Manchester. This firm is well respected in the local market and is known for its innovative, forward-thinking approach in the Legal Sector.

You will find this firm offers all the tools needed to develop your career and market your practice further. This would suit a candidate looking for a fast track into Partnership!

If you are looking to move to a progressive firm who are growing and investing in its staff, this is a standout opportunity to be part of a Growing Project at a Reputable Practice.

The Firm

This Top 200 firm houses Leading individuals in their respective fields where they are highly ranked in both Chambers and Legal 500. This firm has been serving the Individuals and Businesses of Manchester for over 100 years where they are firmly rooted in the City and locally support the Growing Economy.

The firm services a range of clients from some of the largest Businesses to HNW and UHNW individuals domestic and overseas. Further to this, the firm is involved with some of the most exciting start-ups which are paramount to the vibrant, forward-thinking culture promoted within the firm. Some of the clients include Sports, Celebrities, Healthcare and Charities due to the large network of community actions.

The Role

This firm is seeking a Planning Lawyer (2 years PQE +) to join their busy team in our vibrant City of Manchester office

They are looking an ambitious and enthusiastic Associate to support their Development, Planning and Infrastructure team in Manchester. You will be instrumental in strengthening their national brand and the successful candidate will be advising clients across all industry sectors including housebuilding, retail, investment, energy and projects.

The team has a varied top-drawer spread of work and the platform to take your career to the next level. There is ample opportunity to take part in business development initiatives whilst acting on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious planning matters.

You will be working with within a Leading Team with a large and varied clientele.

This position comes with an excellent opportunity for a Fast track into Partnership!


  • You will be a Real Estate Finance Lawyer who is a 2 year PQE+ (there are no upper limits in terms of candidates for consideration)
  • Excellent Technical and Commercial Ability
  • You will have experience handling your own caseload of High-quality work.
  • Salary is negotiable depending on the level of your PQE, plus an excellent benefits package

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Planning Solicitor (2 years PQE+) to join this growing Top 200 practice in their Manchester office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

Ralph Dowds Recruitment Consultant- North-West

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