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Planning Senior Associate

£58000 - £70000 per annum Excellent benefits

Managing this Role


Jasmine Cook

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Bristol
0117 422 0318

Planning Senior Associate 6 years PQE l Top 100 Firm l Bristol

The firm:

This Top 100 firm is among the best in the country when it comes to healthcare, clinical negligence and local government. Headquartered in Bristol, the firm is also highly ranked in the South West for construction, employment and real estate.

On a cultural level, the key focuses for the firm centre on: community and engagement; environmental sustainability; well-being; and diversity and inclusion. These commitments are evidenced through regular events, talks and surveys that take place across all those topics and there are opportunities to get involved in pro bono and other charitable work.

Recent successes include 'Law Firm of the Year' at the Law Society Legal Awards and The Times 'Best law Firm to Work For' in 2023. The number of females in senior roles at the firm is also a source of pride for the firm as they are keen to grow their own and promote from within.

The role:

Opportunity for a Planning Senior Associate 6 years PQE to progress within a leading team in Bristol.

The Planning Team primarily caters to local authorities, developers, registered providers, NHS Trusts and healthcare providers, and major corporate clients. Indeed, they continue to win major tenders on high-profile projects and clients across the country.

They are looking to appoint a Senior Associate who can lead on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious planning matters including negotiating planning agreements, highways and compulsory purchase advice, planning appeals, listed building and conservation areas advice, contaminated land and the defence of town green applications.

The Partners are keen to hear from those with robust business development capabilities who can build new relationships to further strengthen their foothold in the market.

The ideal candidate:

  • Planning Senior Associate 6 years PQE
  • Excellent technical knowledge and open to a varied workload
  • Proven track record in business development activities


  • Highly competitive salary package and excellent benefits
  • Access to the most impactful and high-profile work available
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation partners

Sought after opportunity for a Planning Senior Associate 6 years PQE to join a prominent team based in their Bristol office.

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