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Planning Director


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Salary £70000 - £90000

Job Title: Director/Assistant Director
Location: Gatwick

A leading legal 500 firm is looking for a Planning Director to join their Gatwick office and lead the dynamic team.

As a Planning Director, you will play a pivotal role in leading the Planning and Development team. You will be responsible for providing strategic direction, overseeing complex planning projects, and advising clients on a wide range of planning matters.

Your primary responsibilities include managing your caseload, assisting senior team members, and contributing to high-quality service delivery. Achieving defined targets in terms of contribution, hours, and fees is paramount.

To excel in this role, you should possess:

  • Previous experience within a Planning Team.
  • Solid UK planning experience, including a strong grasp of relevant legislation and case law.
  • Experience in handling Planning Appeals via Hearings and Public Inquiries.
  • Proven ability to manage and nurture client relationships.
  • Capability to contribute to business development initiatives.
  • A commercial and pragmatic approach to advice and negotiations.
  • Effective communication skills with a wide range of clients.
  • The ability to delegate tasks and coach team members.
  • Experience in managing major planning applications.
  • Strong relationships with local planning authorities.
  • Commitment to staying up-to-date with planning law and policy.

Apply today! 

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