Service Care Solutions Ltd

Principal Lawyer

Service Care Legal are recruiting on behalf of a local authority, based in Greater Manchester, who are seeking a Principal Lawyer to join their Physical Infrastructure and Regeneration team on a contract basis.

Please find below further details with regards to this.

ROLE: Principal Lawyer - Physical Infrastructure/Regeneration
LOCATION: Manchester - hybrid
RATE: £45.00 to £60.00 per hour
CONTRACT: 6 months with possibility of extension

Please note that this position will require office attendance once per week


The Role of the Principal Lawyer - Physical Infrastructure/Regeneration



  • To manage a varied caseload of Planning Law matters in relation to planning, highways and regulatory clients and elected members

  • Matters will be predominantly in relation to complex section 106 agreements, s38/278 agreements and s111 agreements

  • Provide Strategic planning enforcement advice

  • Instructing Counsel including Leading Counsel


The Person



  • A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with experience of Planning Law matters

  • PQE is flexible (3+ years and above) and the rate of pay will be reflective of this

  • Ability to attend the office once a week


The Benefits



  • Weekly payroll

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Hybrid working


If this Planning Lawyer sounds like an opportunity of interest, please feel free to reach out to Hugh Barnes on 01772 208969, or email hugh.barnes@servicecare.org.uk.


We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.




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