Lawyer or Legal Executive – Planning Department
Yeovil, Somerset | Hybrid work
Full time and permanent
9am-5.15pm – Monday-Friday (Flexibility available)
Starting from £38,000

All salary bandings are based on experience, we can provide more information on application

We reward our staff for their dedication and expertise with a broad package of benefits:

  • Life assurance from the first day of employment
  • A salary sacrifice scheme or a group pension where Battens pay in 4%
  • Income protection
  • Holiday - up to 26 days per year, increasing to 30 days with length of service
  • A range of discounted legal services provided by Battens, including free conveyancing
  • Generous staff recruitment bonus scheme
  • Everyone has an extra day’s holiday on their birthday
  • Access to mental health services, including therapy sessions
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Critical illness cover

Duties include:

  • Dealing with private individuals and businesses, including property developers
  • Planning applications
  • Objections
  • Planning appeals
  • Pollution control
  • Development plan representations
  • Section 106 agreements
  • Tree preservation orders
  • Statutory and Private nuisance
  • Breach of condition notices
  • Enforcement notices
  • Environment prosecutions

You will be fully supported as necessary by our property and litigation experts and will become an integral part of our leading Commercial Legal Services division.

About Us:

Battens would not be able to deliver an exceptional service to clients without our talented and hardworking staff. We recognise the hugely important role they play in the ongoing success and development of our business. Battens has a 300-year history, but it is a forward- thinking firm.

Our workplace is:

  • Stimulating
  • Inclusive
  • Collaborative
  • Empowering

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