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Planning Associate

£73000.00 - £80000 per annum Excellent benefits
Scotland Dundee

Are you an ambitious Planning lawyer seeking the finest work at an outstanding Top 20 firm, with unrivalled development opportunities?

With a clear progression pathway, their collegiate Planning team seeks an Associate (5 PQE) to join their vibrant Edinburgh office.

The Planning team are highly esteemed and Legal 500 ranked. For lawyers who are seeking an engaging and rewarding career, you can get involved in both contentious and non-contentious planning work with this unique opportunity.

The Firm

This multinational firm has an unparalleled reputation for providing exemplary service across a range of sectors. It has numerous Legal 500 Tier 1 rankings and Chambers & Partners top-ranked departments, as well as countless ranked individuals and rising stars. It is renowned for the legal talent it attracts, which is a testament to both the quality of the work, the ongoing staff development and the working culture.

Despite its size, notable growth and strong profits, staff at the firm report a friendly and warm working environment and a management team who genuinely care for their workers.

The firm has won numerous awards in recognition of the outstanding quality of the work produced, as well as for successfully cultivating an inclusive and diverse workplace.

Employees should expect exposure to top-quality international clients, as well as some of the foremost UK businesses and organisations and to receive support from some of the premier legal talents in the UK.

Culturally, the business has a cutting-edge and innovative feel which is balanced by the friendly and collaborative nature of the office environment.

The Role

Working with this Legal 500 Tier ranked Planning team, you will gain exposure to exciting and innovative work with a diverse range of clients, supporting large-scale projects which are at the forefront of development in the UK.

As a key member of the team, you will advise on market-leading projects in the Real Estate sector, including urban regeneration schemes, sporting developments, garden settlements, over-station developments, estate regeneration and more.

The work you will be involved in will reshape the face of the UK for generations to come and is vital to transforming and modernising the landscape for sustainable and productive use.

With renowned colleagues, you will have the opportunity to develop your technical and client relation skills while helping to cement the company's reputation as a leader in the Planning sector.

This mixed contentious/non-contentious team will allow you to take on a Planning role which is engaging and fulfilling. By taking a lead on projects, developing new business and receiving continuous and ongoing professional development support you will be in an enviable position to develop market-leading expertise and take a significant and exciting step forward in your career.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an ambitious individual with a minimum of 1 year PQE in Planning
  • Ability to manage complex and varied workloads efficiently to the highest standard
  • Excellent verbal/written communicator with first-rate interpersonal skills
  • Has a proactive, innovative and value-adding mindset

What's on offer

  • Working for a Top 20 and multi-award-winning firm of significant prestige
  • An opportunity to develop a revered reputation in the Planning practice area
  • Exposure to top-tier clients and high-quality/high-value work
  • Flexible working
  • First-rate career development opportunities
  • Excellent salary
  • Lucrative bonus
  • Excellent benefits package and well-being considerations

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, call or email now for a confidential chat.

Alternatively, if this isn't quite right, reach out to find out about other roles we are currently recruiting for, or to chat about your career and the current legal market.

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