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Planning and Highways Solicitor - Sunderland City Council

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Grade 9 (SCP 43-47) £38,237 - £41,966

Job description

A qualified solicitor is required to join the Council's Law and Governance Team in order to provide advice and support to the Council in relation to planning, highways, road traffic and village green matters. The post-holder will be an effective communicator, able to provide concise advice and draft a range of agreements and orders. Experience of undertaking planning and/or highways legal work is required, and experience of preparing traffic regulation orders and dealing with village green applications is desirable.

Applications should be made on-line at For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Services Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: Please note that CV's are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

For an informal discussion please contact the recruiting manager Julienne Collinson on 0191 5611354 or email

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