To provide high quality efficient and effective planning legal advice and services to the law firm client’s customers. The delivery of high quality efficient and effective legal advice and services to the highest standards of professional conduct and ethics, in a way that furthers and promotes excellent client service. To undertake all legal services work as required.
To undertake case work and deal with matters, and provide advice within the specialist areas of law (Planning Law). To provide legal advice and services in relation to interaction with other departments of the law firm. To consider, prepare and conduct (including advocacy) matters in the Magistrates’ Court, Crown Court, County Court and High Court and in all other tribunals or hearings of whatever description, on behalf of the law firms planning law clients.
To attend quasi judicial bodies as legal advisor, including all external and committee meetings. To provide training as required to Planning Department and other internal departments. To be knowledgeable and up to date on the law, practice and current issues within the specialist areas of Planning Law.
The post holder will bring their experience and knowledge of legal principles to bear in finding solutions to novel problems within their area of practice (Planning Law). They will regularly exercise creativity and innovation in applying legal solutions to factual problems, of a highly complex nature in high profile, multi-disciplinary settings, which may include national issues. The post holder will have the support and supervision of senior colleagues where required, but more often will make autonomous decisions.
To provide legal advice and representation for the law firm on a broad spectrum of planning and highway matters working with developers and other partners e.g. planning and highway agreements, planning committees, planning enforcement notices, development work, assist with the Local Plan and Neighbourhood Plan procedures.
Compulsory Purchase Orders:
To undertake research for client departments and provide practical, commercial and timely advice. To provide legal advice and assistance to all relevant departments of the Law Firm and it’s external clients. To undertake such other duties and responsibilities as may be from time to time required across the department and external contacts departments by the Partners.
Our found Planning Lawyer will provide legal advice and representation for the law firms clients on a broad spectrum of planning and highway matters working with developers and other partners e.g. planning and highway agreements, planning committees, planning enforcement notices, development work, assist with the Local Plan and Neighbourhood Plan procedures.
Compulsory Purchase Orders.
To undertake research for clients and provide practical, commercial and timely advice. To provide legal advice and assistance to all relevant departments. To undertake such other duties and responsibilities as may be from time to time require across the department by Partners. (including those externally imposed) in a context of continually changing priorities and where the work is usually of a complex and/or sensitive nature. The post holder is required to be able to travel to site visits, Committee Meetings, Court hearings and other varied meetings.
Contact with service users, other local authorities, partners and external bodies, Government Departments, other professionals (legal and others), courts and tribunals. Contact with members of the public.
Contact with other lawyers and Partners within the law firm, regarding specific case matters, including giving advice on courses of action and their legal risks and ramifications. Our appointed lawyer will be responsible for influencing and negotiating with others on contentious matters in circumstances where the relationships between contacts and the matters in question will usually be complex and may involve difficult situations requiring tact and sensitivity. Our appointed lawyer will be responsible for advocating or client representing when required.
Ashley Armstrong LLM or Zena Zennor