Solicitor Highways, Planning & Environment

Salary £43,421 – £48,474 Per annum
Full Time 37 hours per week

Job Identification: 9234
Job Category: Legal & Governance
Posting Date: 06/14/2024, 11:47 AM
Apply Before: 07/12/2024, 11:59 PM
Locations: County Hall, Preston, PR1 8RE, GB

Pay Award Pending

International Sponsorship – this role is not open to international sponsorship

Lancashire is the fourth largest local authority in England and spans twelve districts that cover a huge geographic area and a range of communities, both urban and rural. We deliver a wide range of services to the 1.2 million people who live here. Lancashire’s Legal Environment team supports a wide range of internal clients advising on a range of highways, planning and environmental matters.

The role is for a Solicitor or equivalent whose responsibilities will include:

– Conducting a case load of s38, s278 and s106 agreements, public rights of way and other planning and enforcement and licence/consent matters.

– Reviewing and drafting Committee reports and attending and advising at Committee meetings of the County Council relating to highways, planning and public rights of way.

– Attending Court and Public Inquiries.

We are a friendly team working on a hybrid basis. The post is based at County Hall, Preston, but employees have the ability and opportunity to work from home.

We will consider lawyers from any setting as well as newly qualified lawyers who can demonstrate a strong work ethic and professional attitude.

Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, which can be found on LCC Vacancies website.

To apply please visit Solicitor – LCC Career Site Careers (

Please ensure you have uploaded and attached your supporting statement to evidence how you meet the criteria for the role. The panel may be unable to shortlist you for interview without this evidence.

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

You will be required to provide a car for use in connection with the duties of this post and must be insured for business use. However, we may consider you if you cannot drive because of a disability.

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