Role: Legal Team Leader/Supervisor (Planning)
Location: Poplar, Greater London
Duration: 6 months+
We are looking for an experienced local government lawyer to lead our client's Planning team in Legal Services. You will deliver high quality legal services in respect of planning matters which are challenging and concern varied planning and regeneration projects and make a key contribution to achieving the borough’s objectives. Your work will include dealing with judicial reviews and planning inquiries. Our client are a Lexcel-accredited practice and as a member of their management team you will help to drive forward high performance.
We want someone who can demonstrate excellent risk management skills in this high profile area of local authority legal work and with a strong approach to planning and organisation of work in the team.
Conduct of some cases will be required as well as the ability to direct the response to emerging situations or emergencies in a thoughtful, practical way. Strong client care skills are a key element of this role.
The post holder will report to the Divisional Director - Legal.
You must be a Solicitor or Barrister with substantial, relevant PQE.
Deekay Contact: Michael Wilde - 0161 747 1234