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Planning and Highways Lawyer
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: RES/19/116324
  • Published: Fri 06/12/2019, 5:20 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 02/01/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Up to £45,591 p.a. + one off £3,000 welcome payment + £2,500 p.a. market forces payment (pro rata for part-time)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: County Hall, Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Planning and Highways Lawyer

Job Title: Planning and Highways Lawyer
Location: County Hall, Hertford
Salary Range: Up to £45,591 p.a. + one off £3,000 welcome payment + £2,500 p.a. market forces payment (pro rata for part-time)
Hours: 37 per week - Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Employer Pension Contribution: HCC Employer contribution is 20.6% (it is reviewed once every 3 years and is a defined benefit scheme)

Applicants who are interested in part-time or fixed term roles are welcome to apply

Job Duties:

Hertfordshire County Council offers an ideal opportunity for highly motivated, enthusiastic and organised Lawyers to join a large and thriving public sector legal team.

The Lexcel accredited Legal Services department is based in the beautiful Grade II listed County Hall in Hertford, within easy reach by train of North and East London.  With over 100 employees, it is one of the largest legal departments in local government and provides a full legal service across all specialisms to both the Council and to other public sector bodies.

The Environment Law Team is critical to the success of the Council’s ambitious Growth Agenda and provides the opportunity to be involved in major infrastructure projects; drafting and negotiating a wide range of planning and highways agreements and providing specialist planning, highways and rights of way advice to the Council’s Environment & Infrastructure department.

We are looking for a lawyer who may not have previous experience in these areas of law, but who possesses excellent drafting skills and a strong interest in developing specialist knowledge in non – contentious planning and highways work.

For an informal discussion and more information about this post please contact Damian Ogbonnaya, Principal Solicitor at damian.ogbonnaya@hertfordshire.gov.uk or 01992 555530

Closing date: 2nd January 2020
Interview date: 9th January 2020

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