Inhouse

Senior Planning and Highways Lawyer

Senior Planning and Highways Lawyer

  • About the Firm: Transport for London is a local government body responsible for the transport system in Greater London, England. TfL has responsibility for London's network of principal road routes, for various rail networks including the London Underground, London Overground, Docklands Light Railway and TfL Rail.
  • About the Role: We are seeking to recruit an in-house Senior Lawyer Planning and Highways with a minimum of three years’ PQE to work in our London office.
  • Looking For: We are looking to secure your significant experience of advising on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious planning, highways and infrastructure matters; and your knowledge of the GLA Group’s activities, its powers and governance arrangements and a good understanding of the transport marketplace and the political context within which it operates.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to providing advice and support for complex and high-profile matters; offering new and innovative solutions that meet business needs, proactively focussing on the needs of all clients; and ensuring that your advice aligns with business priorities and Mayoral strategies.
  • And more: You will be providing clear and effective advice on all aspects of planning, highways and infrastructure law including major infrastructure and other projects including, applications for planning permission, Transport and Works Act orders, Development Consent Orders and managing public inquiries.

Transport for London

We are the integrated transport authority responsible for meeting the London Mayor's strategy and commitments on transport in London. We run the day-to-day operation of the Capital's public transport network and manage London's main roads.

https://tfl.gov.uk