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Job Title: Assistant Team Leader/Senior Lawyer - P&R

Harrow Council

£59,643 to £66,150

Contract Type:
Full time

Harrow, London



Job Sector:
Associate Director

Closing Date:






Assistant Team Leader / Senior Lawyer – Planning & Regeneration

(Salary MG2 £59,643 to £66,150)

We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Team Leader / Senior Lawyer who is committed to doing their best to support our clients, develop others and lead our established Planning & Regeneration team.
HBPL is an innovative and ambitious Lexcel accredited legal service serving several local authority clients, schools and other public bodies in London and the home counties.  The post holder will assist with leading and supporting the development of HB Public Law jointly with the principal lawyers, team leaders and other assistant team leaders.

About the position

This is an exceptional opportunity for you to play a key role in large scale planning, regeneration and development schemes in and around London and beyond, undertaking varied, high-quality work with like-minded and supportive colleagues who are dedicated to public service and making a difference in local communities.

The successful candidate will assist in leading and develop the existing highly motivated team, as well as personally undertaking complex planning and regeneration matters.  Duties will include advising and supporting corporate groups, and senior officers and elected members at committee in a proactive and politically sensitive manner, and being a senior liaison point for the client relationship role.

About you

The successful candidate will have extensive previous planning and regeneration experience and will be passionate about teamwork and developing others.  The role involves effectively managing the client relationship, so good client care skills and the ability to build strong working relationships with others is essential.

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Our application process is short and simple to complete. Please send a CV and covering letter setting out your experience and skills using the following link Role Profile/Selection Criteria

The closing date is Monday 6th March 2023. If you would like a confidential conversation about the opportunity prior to applying for the role, please call Stephen Dorrian on 07927 548138

About us

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit with a range of cultures, religions and opinions that come together to produce high achieving schools and a close and friendly community. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

Important Note

Our staff are our greatest asset and therefore no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender, reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity unless a Genuine Occupational Qualification applies.

Harrow is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format please contact us at [email protected]


We particularly welcome female applicants, individuals under 25 years of age, those from the BAME community, LGBTQ+ applicants and disabled applicants, as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.

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