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Planning Solicitor

£60000 - £70000 per annum
Manchester City Of Manchester

Managing this Role


Ray Birkett

Senior Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Join an ambitious, close-knit Planning team, where you will be supported to develop and progress by heavy-hitting Partners. The team has particular strength in the energy and infrastructure sectors and is at the forefront of some of the UK's most exciting and high-profile projects.

The Firm:

Consistently recognised for its tech innovation, family-friendly practice, and focus on diversity, this is a firm that will empower you to become the best version of yourself, develop new skills and importantly, retain a healthy work/life balance.

Progression is actively encouraged, and you won't be faced with a bottleneck or promotion 'quotas'. With the firm's ambition for expansion and the Planning team's vital role in this growth, you can expect fast-tracked progression.

The firm is open to various part-time and home working arrangements.

The Role:

You will join one of the UK's leading Planning teams as a Solicitor in the firm's Manchester office.

You will be involved in wide-ranging work, focusing on Energy & Infrastructure projects. Work includes solar, on/offshore wind farms, nuclear power, airports and major road networks. This opportunity moulds around the individual, with the flexibility to specialise and carve out a niche.

You will be led by an inspirational partner who is regarded by the team as a genuine leader and someone who will encourage your development. The platform for progression to Senior Associate and beyond is transparent, and you will be supported to achieve your professional goals.

You can expect a generous salary & benefits package, an attractive bonus and plenty of flexibility.


  • As a guide, this role would suit a Planning Lawyer between 1 - 4 years PQE
  • Experience gained in a respected Planning team or local authority
  • Have had exposure to a broad range of Planning work, including the Planning Act 2008, CPOs, the Town and Country Planning Act 1990
  • Have a good academic track record

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to call me for a confidential chat.