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We’re recruiting!

9 May 2017 | Category

We are looking for commercial property lawyers/senior lawyers and planning lawyers/senior lawyers to join our busy teams.

Salary negotiable dependent on skills and experience plus relocation expenses may be available.

Based at County Hall, Norwich

Full-time/Part-time/Flexible Working

nplaw is a rapidly expanding public sector legal service advising local government, public bodies and charitable institutions. We work for clients across England and Wales as well as closer to home in Norfolk. Currently engaged on a number of high profile projects, we need the right people to join our busy teams in delivering the best possible service.

We can offer you a wide and varied caseload with exposure to high quality work on some exciting new projects.

nplaw provides a comprehensive property law service to all its clients. We have experience of transactions ranging from the sale of individual council houses to complex, multi-million pound commercial development agreements.

Our Planning and Environmental Law Team provides a wide variety of advice including drafting developer agreements, obtaining orders and notices, such as planning contravention notices, enforcement notices and stop notices, and giving legal advice on planning and highways matters. We have one of the largest compulsory purchase order (CPO) legal practices in the UK. Our CPO consultancy service is currently working on more than 80 CPO projects for local authorities throughout England and Wales, including some major regeneration projects.

nplaw provides a comprehensive property law service to all its clients. We have experience of transactions ranging from the sale of individual council houses to complex, multi-million pound commercial development agreements.

We support our staff by providing regular training sessions to ensure continuing competence and management training to help with career development. Our fully-qualified librarian ensures that fee-earners have access to excellent resources and our Professional Support Lawyer assists staff with research and training. Based at County Hall in Norwich, we have a shop and restaurant on site and work in newly refurbished offices.

There is easy access to Norwich city centre, known for its wealth of heritage, culture and shopping, and in Norfolk we enjoy more than 90 miles of unspoilt coastline, beautiful countryside, the unique Broads National Park, internationally important nature reserves, picturesque market towns and the fabulous seaside resorts of Great Yarmouth, Cromer and Hunstanton.

If you think that you might like to join us, we would be very pleased to hear from you.
For the planning lawyer vacancies, please send your CV to the Team Lead, Jane Linley, by email at jane.linley@norfolk.gov.uk or telephone her for an informal discussion on 01603 223811.

For the commercial property lawyer vacancies, please send your CV to the Property Team Lead, Hugh Ferguson, by email at Hugh.Ferguson@norfolk.gov.uk or telephone him for an informal discussion on 01603 222928 or 07824 461180.

Closing date: 15th May 2017

Norfolk County Council welcomes applicants irrespective of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We are committed to supporting flexible working practices for our employees.