Planning Lawyer
£40,000 - £60,000


Greater Manchester

Areas of Law:

Job Type:

6 years plus, 4-6 years qualified, 2-4 years qualified

Private practice

0345 300 3577

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Based in Manchester – superb opportunity with one of the region’s leading and independent law firms.


Already well-established and highly successful, headed by a supportive and effective leadership team, this firm continues to go from strength to strength.


A new opportunity has arisen, which offers unrivalled prospects for a planning law specialist. You will be involved in a diverse and interesting range of work for clients with vested interests and concerns with issues such as green belt land; regeneration and development; affordable housing; listed buildings;  change of use; energy, transport and infrastructure projects.


You will play a key, client-facing role requiring gravitas and excellent organisational and communication skills.  As well as managing free-standing instructions and projects for clients, the role will also involve you working closely and providing specialist support to the real estate, construction and litigation teams.


The nature of the role requires not less than 2 years’ pqe (or equivalent) in terms technical skills required but applications at all levels, and from both local authority and private practice backgrounds, are all welcomed.  


Previous experience should include most if not all:


  • Compulsory Purchase Orders
  • Applications and Objections on Planning Permissions
  • Appeals, Reviews and Inquiries
  • Section 106 and section 278 agreements
  • Highways closures
  • Environment compliance issues



All enquiries treated in strictest of confidence.




Actis Legal specialises in the North West legal market and with such a detailed knowledge of the region, we are able to provide tailored and bespoke advice to individuals we act for and identify suitable career moves.  All enquiries treated in the strictest of confidence.


** Please note that references to post qualification experience (PQE) are given as a guideline to the competences required for technical, client and case management skills, as well as budgeted salary for the role. We encourage you to apply for any job for which you feel you are a suitable candidate.

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