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Our client, based in Northamptonshire, is currently recruiting for a Principal Planning Lawyer on a six-month temporary contract.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis, with the hourly rate being negotiable dependent upon experience.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a Local Government setting and must be able to attend one evening Planning Committee meeting per month.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):
• Providing planning and highways advice to internal clients and Councillors
• Reviewing planning reports before they go to Planning Committee
• Attending Planning Committee on a once-a-month basis, as well as attending their Chair’s briefing
• Providing legal advice on all matters relating to highways
• Assisting the Council with any planning inquiries
• Drafting instructions to Counsel as and when required

Experience required:
• Experience required of working in a similar role in a Local Government environment

Skills... knowledge and expertise required:
• Planning Law
• Highways expertise

Rewards and Benefits:
• Fully remote, other than once a month
• Flexible working days and hours

Working hours:
• Flexible hours, you can also start late on the day following your evening Committee meeting

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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