Lawyer (Highways&Planning)

  • Location
    Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
  • Salary
    £ 35 - £ 40 / Hour
  • Category
    Legal - Lawyer
  • Job type
  • Industry
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Our client is looking for a qualified Solicitor or Lawyer to join their Highways and Planning legal team. The role holder will be offered £35-£40/hour (umbrella rate/inside IR35) based on a 3 months contract in Kingston upon Thames, working Mon to Friday 36 hour per week.

The Lawyer will conduct of several Highways and Planning agreements, some high profile, securing significant benefits for Surrey residents. You will also be required to advise on general Highways and Planning issues, local government law, Commons, Village Greens, and have conduct of any related litigation. You will advise Members, particularly Members of the County's Planning and Regulatory Committee. The work is fast paced and key to the delivery of the Council's strategic goals.

You will clearly demonstrate that you have recent Legal experience within Highways and Planning with the following skills and abilities:

  • Negotiating Legal agreements;

  • Providing solutions-focused and enabling advice on a range of legal matters, including in areas in which you may not have had any prior experience;

  • Effective team working;

  • Advocacy at the Magistrates' Court

  • Managing competing priorities to achieve client deadlines; and

  • Exemplary client care.

This is an office based role however occasional site visits with clients may be required

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Please apply with your CV to: Sharon moses