Assistant Team Leader – Planning & Regeneration - MG2

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Assistant Team Leader (MG2) – Planning & Regeneration

Salary from £53,835 to £59,937 plus a New Starter Allowance of up to £7,500*

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Assistant Team Leader to assist in leading our Planning & Regeneration Team. 

HBPL is a leading public sector provider of legal services.We deliver a high-quality service to six local authorities, schools and other public bodies in London and the South East.  

This is an exceptional opportunity for you to play a key role in undertaking varied, high quality work with like minded and supportive colleagues who are dedicated to public service and making a difference in local communities.

About the position

The successful candidate will be expected to assist with leadership and management of the team, supporting the clients and developing team members. The Assistant Team Leader’s duties will include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Receiving and allocating instructions
  • Active supervision of staff to include appraisals, one to one’s and general mentoring
  • Personally, conducting complex and high-profile cases
  • Advising senior officers and elected members in a proactive and politically sensitive manner;
  • Acting as a senior liaison point for the practice’s clients; and
  • Supporting the strategic development of HB Public Law jointly with the Team Leaders and Principal Lawyers.

The role will be based in our Harrow office, but there will be travel required to other clients’ offices, including evening committee meeting attendance. 

About you

The successful candidate will not only have extensive previous planning and highways legal experience but will also be passionate about teamwork and developing others.  A high level of client contact will be involved in this role and therefore it is essential that you exhibit good client care skills and can build strong working relationships with others.


The closing date for your application is Monday 18th February 2019.  Applications should be made via the Harrow Council website. You may apply either by emailing your CV and a covering letter to or by clicking apply below.

If you would like a confidential conversation about the opportunity, please call our Team Leader Jimmy Walsh on 0208 420 9568 or our Principal Lawyer Matthew Adams on 020 8424 1403.

*The New Starter Allowance will be payable one half on successful completion of the probation period and the remainder after twelve months’ service.


We particularly welcome female applicants, individuals under 25 years of age, those from the BAME community 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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