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Newcastle upon Tyne

Solicitor/Barrister (Planning and Conveyancing)



Full time

£37,849 - £40,760 per annum

Legal Services

We are looking an enthusiastic solicitor to fill a permanent post within the Planning and Conveyancing Team.

As part of the team you will be expected to deal with a wide range of planning and highway matters (including compulsory purchase). The team is currently involved in a number of major development, regeneration projects and transport schemes in the City.

Members of the team are responsible for:-

• providing legal advice to officers and members including Planning Committee.

• drafting a variety of agreements including planning agreements pursuant to section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and section 278 Highways Act 1980, orders and notices.

• appearing before courts and local inquiries.

The successful applicant will have an excellent benefits package which will include generous annual leave, flexi-time, access to a Local Government Pension Scheme, and salary sacrifice schemes.

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Closing date:

19 December 2019

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