Job Reference: JH/PL/L/05

About the job:


Our client is a major global law firm with an unparalleled regional, national and international network and a peerless real estate division, and due to continued success they have an exciting opportunity for a newly qualified Planning lawyer to join their award winning Planning Team in Manchester. This leading tier 1 firm is widely regarded as one of the best in the UK and comes highly recommended in the legal directories for the services they provide.


As a newly qualified lawyer at this firm you will be given the opportunity to work at the very highest level for clients throughout the United Kingdom and internationally. You will work alongside some of the most highly regarded partners, associates and fee-earners in the industry. The Team has particular expertise in:

  • retail planning with clients including supermarket operators and retail developers;
  • infrastructure; particularly in the rail sector and energy sectors; and
  • housing and regeneration including town and city centre developments, tall buildings in central London and major housing schemes
  • planning judicial review with our team regularly appearing the High Court and Court of Appeal.


The successful candidate will be a ambitious and proactive newly or recently qualified or a junior lawyer with good grounding or genuine interest in planning law. An excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2:1 degree and excellent communication, organisation and legal technical skills is essential. The ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, where you will be required to meet tight deadlines is desirable.

To register an interest in this role, please contact one of our specialists on 0161 880 0118 or send a copy of your updated CV to Joshua Hudson-