transforming legal services in the public sector

Lawyer (Planning)

11 January 2022 | Category

Location – Northampton, Huntingdon or Shefford

Contract Type – Full Time (37 hours) Permanent

Salary Range: £37,000 – £43,000 DOE


  • To act as a legal advisor to the client organisations in regeneration, commercial property and other corporate or constitutional and administrative matters to ensure compliance with statutory duties and obligations and to protect the best interests of the client organisations.
  • Preparing, negotiating and advising on all aspects relating to regeneration projects and commercial property work.
  • Advising and negotiating on projects involving multiple agencies and client interests, including the third sector and charitable organisations.
  • Act as a source of legal advice and support to any of the client Committees and Directorates as directed to cover the absence of colleagues.
  • To represent clients in negotiations and discussions with third parties in matters regarding the areas of legal practice relevant to the post.
  • To support the Pathfinder Legal Services Ltd Leadership team in building and maintaining effective working relationships with clients to ensure the delivery of a seamless and client focussed service.
  • To promote Pathfinder Legal Services Ltd and to identify further areas of development to both existing and potential work streams.

For a copy of the full Job Description please click here

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with initiative, a proactive approach to problem solving and a real commitment to the job. In return for this we can offer you an excellent benefits package alongside a flexible, modern working environment equipped with the technology needed to enable you to balance the pressures of a busy role.

Pathfinder Legal Benefits

  • Local Government Pensions Scheme – considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.
  • Flexible working arrangements – we offer flexible hours and remote working with the aim to give everyone a balanced work / life ratio.
  • Family Friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements.
  • A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave!

To apply for this position please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the job specification to

Closing date for applications: 21 January 2022 @ midday

Interviews for this role will take place week commencing 24 January 2022

Number of vacancies for the role: 1

PLEASE NOTE: we will only accept applications where a covering letter explaining how you meet the job specification and a CV is submitted.