Planning Solicitor (HR0313)
THE FIRM AND ROLE
DMH Stallard is a Legal 100 firm with a headcount of 295, which provides integrated legal services from offices in London, Gatwick, Guildford, Horsham and Brighton. We are recognised as one of the leading planning and environmental practices in the South and some of our practitioners are recognised as leaders in their fields of practice.
We are looking for a junior solicitor to join our Planning team with the role being based across our Gatwick and Guildford offices. We are willing to consider both full-time and part-time applicants.
The team does a wide range of contentious and non contentious work across the general disciplines of planning and environmental law, including infrastructure work (i.e. highways agreements, drainage/sewerage agreements) and statutory/common law nuisance. We also have experience of other regulatory regimes such as health and safety.
The role is to operate as an effective member of the Planning Group, dealing with client work, helping with business development activities and assist with building up and maintaining our knowledge base about changing legislation and regulation. The individual will be responsible under supervision for own caseload of work and own fee targets. The primary focus of the work (and the business development activities) will be:
WHO AND WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
The key criteria for the ideal candidate will include:
This is a great opportunity for someone enthusiastic and reliable to work within a forward thinking, award winning law firm with a highly regarding Planning team.
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