Senior Lawyer (Planning)
OneSource legal services is one of the most successful shared services in the country with over 70 fee earners providing comprehensive legal services to two Councils, schools and council owned companies. Lexcel accredited, we have made significant improvements since becoming an integrated team and over 90% of our clients rate our case work as good or excellent. We are constantly looking for better ways to deliver legal services and we hope you will want to be part of this exciting challenge
About the Job
Senior Lawyer – Planning
Legal & Governance
Up to £51,903 Plus Generous Market Supplement for Exceptional Candidate
We are seeking a Senior Planning Lawyer to join our Planning Legal Team.
We can provide you with varied and exciting work in a dynamic business environment. The team is based in stunning modern offices overlooking London City Airport, directly next to public transport to central London.
You will provide legal expertise in planning law; contributing to the delivery of high quality, solution focused legal work, to clients in both Newham and Havering.
You will have excellent legal research skills including using online resources and have the ability to apply this to practical situations. Possessing good oral and written communication skills.
In addition you will possess commercial awareness and understanding of client needs alongside excellent client care skills.
Please click on the job Specification for more details: Job Specification
The closing date: - 22nd March 2023 at 11:59pm
Please contact Eylon.Hector@oneSource.co.uk for further information or please visit www.newham.gov.uk/jobs
Please submit your C.V. with a covering letter outlining how you would be suitable for the role with due regard to the person specification attached to the job description.
Good luck with your application.
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