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Planning Lawyer - Wokingham Borough Council

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up to £42,899 inclusive of market supplement (Grade 8)

Job description

Planning Lawyer

Permanent Full Time - 37 hours per week Monday to Friday

We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic lawyer with Planning expertise to join our busy legal team.

The role involves working in a friendly and supportive team, with an opportunity to gain further valuable planning experience in a service that supports two Unitary Authorities in Berkshire. The work will involve general planning advice on development and policy issues, acting in judicial and statutory reviews, Planning Appeals, advising at planning committee, drafting of s106 agreements and providing planning enforcement advice.

You must also be able to demonstrate good legal skills, previous planning experience and an ability to be a good team player. The successful candidates will be appointed at the appropriate point in the pay scale that reflects their experience. The position enjoys Wokingham's 'smart working' policy that will require you to work at home and council offices in Wokingham, Maidenhead and Windsor.

For more information please contact Sean O'Connor on 07824546852 or via email

To apply, please use the online application form available via the link provided via the Wokingham Borough Council website.: