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Planning & Environment Associate

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Planning & Environment Associate

  • Location:

    Cardiff

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    St David Recruitment Services

  • Contact email:

    info@stdavid-recruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02920 797920

  • Job ref:

    ST7322

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remote working

Full-time

Locum or FTC

ST7322

 

St David Recruitment Services are excited to be working in partnership with an established full service law firm, with a UK-wide presence.Providing practical and straightforward legal advice whatever their regional, national and international requirements, they are looking for an Associate to join their Planning and Environment team as it enters into an exciting phase of expansion. The successful candidate will contribute to this growth and to support existing clients' instructions.We would welcome applications from individuals looking to take on a blended workload of planning and environment work.

 

The team is currently working on a large number of open files and also advises on related matters for colleagues in other teams firm wide. There has been a spike in judicial review work which is expected to continue as well as ongoing high profile and complex matters requiring heritage, environment, CPO and DCO advice. The team typically undertakes planning and enforcement appeals, complex planning and highways agreements, complicated redevelopments and enforcement action matters that are interesting in nature.

The opportunities available offer high quality and varied work, a great deal of client contact and the chance to become involved in practice development.

 

Skills & Experience required:

 

Ÿ      Solid relevant technical expertise

Ÿ      Experienced gained at a firm rated for its planning and environment capability

Ÿ      Dedication, determination and loyalty to colleagues, clients and communities

Ÿ      Collegiate and team-playing approach

Ÿ      Relationship-driven and people oriented attitude

Ÿ      Approachable nature

Ÿ      Understands and complies with Information Security responsibilities commensurate with this role including Data Protection and the duty of confidentiality