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Planning Solicitor

£50000 - £55000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package

Managing this Role


Carl Pace

Recruitment Consultant - South West
0203 865 2113

Join one of the UK's leading Planning teams, working with renowned Partners on NSIP's and large Developments for both the public and private sector.

Output City-grade work, within a Top 50 firm that focuses on progression, culture and life balance.

The Firm

Top 50, with an abundance of Legal 500 ranked teams and colleagues across all notions of Commercial law, the firm's gravity perpetuates not only regionally but within the national market in terms of quality, service and legal expertise.

They were consistently hallmarked as "UK Law Firm of the Year" whilst being the leading Commercial firm outside of the City. Their longstanding excellence has been awarded nationally by Chambers UK (70% of Partners are specifically Chambers ranked) The Legal 500 and Legal Cheek.

The firm receives numerous accolades and leads by example regarding culture, empowerment, progression and diversity.

Being a firm believer of "actions speak louder than words", staff thrive in an open, communal, and collaborative environment underpinned by people-first mindset. This is put into practice via continued and structured personal and career development, speaking for itself given nearly half of all existing Partners trained at the firm.

The Role

NQ to 1 PQE Planning Lawyer to join Top 50 firm in Bristol

The market-leading Planning and CPO team is known for excellence across numerous sectors, including on and off-shore energy, infrastructure, housing developments and agricultural projects, to name a few.

With you having the opportunity to undertake your own advocacy, the firm is heavily involved with the UK Government at all levels.

Progression to Associate from the onset is intertwined with the role, with you learning from Partners who are considered to be influential players in the sector

The Requirements

  • Planning and CPO experience gained in training
  • Strong academics
  • Willingness to develop and progress up the career ladder.
  • Engagement with present and future clients with the ability to manage, exceed and anticipate evolving needs and expectations.

For an NQ Lawyer that wishes to be placed for long-term progression, a varied diet of work and exposure to some of the UK's best projects, the role is an ideal avenue to long-term success.