The workload is varied with a particular emphasis on the development sector. Junior associates are encouraged to take on a range of planning assignments from the smaller Town & Country Planning matters from which they can ‘cut their teeth’ to the large, high stakes, national infrastructure and high value, high volume, development projects.
Candidates will be able to demonstrate strong experience working directly with house builders on planning due diligence and s106, 278, 38 and 104 agreements.
The successful candidate will be expected to have trained at a well-regarded, well ranked, law firm. They will have at least two years’ PQE experience, however, exceptional candidates that have pursued a real estate focused training contracts and/or had significant high quality planning paralegal experience will be considered if less than 2 years’ PQE.
The candidate will have strong academics and will, preferably, be England & Wales qualified. Candidates that have qualified overseas are still invited to apply if they are able to meet the above mentioned criteria.