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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Assistant Planning Lawyer

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 05/03/2018 23:59
Employment Location:
Town Hall, Peterborough
£30,153 - £33,437
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:

Job details 

Closing date:
5 Mar

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Legal Services require an assistant planning lawyer to join the Growth and Regeneration team. Experience of planning and highways an advantage. The successful candidate will be expected to manage their own caseload of legal cases as well as assisting the lawyers in the team in more complex matters. Must either have or be working towards a legal qualification.

Currently based in the town centre, we will soon relocate to a brand new office with outstanding views across the river Nene, just a short walk from the town centre. We are a forward thinking legal team also providing advice to Rutland and Fenland councils and the Peterborough and Cambridgeshire combined authority.
Peterborough is a great place to live and work. The Council is ambitious and constantly innovating to support economic growth, focussed on investment, connectivity and opportunity. Property is attractive and affordable with an excellent house-price-to-earnings ratio. The city was voted as one of the top ten cities to raise a family and has beautiful landscapes, country parks and a unique heritage. Located close to Cambridge, Huntingdon and Lincoln, we are also just a short 46 minute train ride from London with excellent road transport links as well.
To apply please send your CV and a covering letter confirming how you meet the person specification to sapna.rege@peterborough.gov.uk quoting the following reference:
Job ID 102098 Assistant Planning Lawyer up to £33,437

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