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Locum Planning Lawyer – Remote Working

Below covers everything you need to know about what this opportunity entails, as well as what is expected from applicants.

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are excited to be recruiting for a Locum Planning Lawyer to join a Local Authority legal team in a picturesque South West civil Parish. This is being offered on an all-remote working basis for an initial period of 4 to 6 months.

The successful applicant will have a thorough knowledge of planning law and will have managed their own caseload of matters in a Local Government environment.

The day-to-day duties will include

  • Providing advise on a wide range of planning matters
  • Drafting and negotiating section 106 agreements
  • Attending planning inquiries and Planning Committees when required
  • Advising and making recommendations to the senior management team regarding corporate governance and strategic projects to ensure the best possible outcomes for the authority

The position offers an attractive hourly rate of £40-45 per hour is offered on a full time basis. Part time applicants will also be considered and the client is open to a job-share arrangement.

To apply for this position, please contact Mike Attwood or Lauren Watts at Venn Group on or email your CV to

At Venn Group, we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Venn Group aim to achieve the highest standards so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

Venn Group acts as an employment agency and an employment business.

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