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About the role

We are seeking an experienced environmental solicitor to join our PEER (Planning, Environmental, Energy & Regulatory) team. The role will involve assisting clients on a range of environmental issues including waste management, renewable energy matters and additional environmental investigations.

You will:

  • ideally have 5+ years PQE and be an environmental specialist.
  • be a confident commercially aware individual with excellent communication skills, and strong academic qualifications.
  • be at ease when dealing with clients; ensuring that each client receives an excellent level of service.
  • have the ability to manage your workload; handling a number of cases at any one time.
  • have an excellent eye for detail and the desire to get things right first time.
  • be comfortable handling work autonomously and have the desire and confidence to develop and grow your own sector area of expertise including: generating personal connections internally and externally, looking out for other sector experts, developing up and coming trainees and paralegals to strengthen the environmental sector at the firm.

About the Team

Our highly regarded PEER (Planning, Environmental, Energy and Regulatory) team has an enviable reputation for its quality of work and is highly ranked in the independent legal guide The Legal 500.

About Aaron & Partners LLP

We are a highly reputable law firm with offices in Chester, Shrewsbury, the Wirral and Greater Manchester and more than 20 recommendations from the two main independent legal directories, Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

We pride ourselves on providing high quality, results focused legal advice through a dedicated partner-led service. Much of the work we undertake is ‘bespoke’, requiring unique solutions to unique problems and a breadth of commercial understanding and appreciation.

The firm positively encourages solicitors at all levels to take on as much responsibility as they are comfortable with. We want individuals who are keen to build and broaden their technical abilities, whilst also developing client-facing and marketing skills.

The firm is growing, ambitious and constantly evolving – and we expect the same from our employees.

Hours of Work & Benefits

This is a full time position, based at our Chester office.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including:

  • 26 days annual holiday increasing with long service
  • Enhanced pension
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Death in service benefit (4 x annual salary)
  • Supported parking scheme
  • and more…

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally and without discrimination.

As a firm we proactively promote a positive working environment and “The A&P Way”

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please fill in the form below or send your CV, along with a covering letter to Caroline King by email to:

[email protected] or by post to 5-7 Grosvenor Court, Foregate Street, Chester, CH1 1HG.