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We’re recruiting for a Senior Legal Officer for our Planning and Environmental Law Team

5 April 2018 | Category

Senior Legal Officer (Planning and Environmental Law) 30546 MDEE

  • County Hall, Norwich
  • £28,485 – £30,153 per annum (Scale I)
  • 37 hours per week
  • Permanent contract

nplaw is an award-winning shared legal service, hosted by Norfolk County Council, providing advice and representation to a wide range of local authorities and public bodies across England and Wales.

You will be part of a team providing legal advice and support on planning and environmental law matters ensuring that stakeholders’ and clients’ expectations are met. You will carry out your own caseload including Planning agreements made under s106 Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended), Highways agreements made under s278 Highways Act 1980 (as amended) Compulsory purchase order work, planning advice and other tasks commensurate with the job description such as footpath diversion orders, service of notices relating to dangerous trees, making traffic regulation orders.

You should be qualified to Level 6 of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CiLEX) (or be able to demonstrate competence to work at this level) and have an understanding of the legal procedures, resources and systems to undertake complex casework, with support from Solicitors as required

We welcome applications from individuals currently working in other organisations, however we would like to make you aware that priority consideration for this post may be given to current employees who are affected by restructure within the organisation or are in a redeployment position.

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To view further information regarding the vacancy please click on the link below:
30538 MDEE information pack 04-18.doc

For further details and how to apply:
Online: www.norfolk.gov.uk/jobsandcareers
Please quote job reference: 30546 MDEE

Redeployment closing date: 11 April 2018
All other applicants closing date: 22 April 2018