Immigration Lawyer 4-7 PQE

Recruiter
Russell-Cooke
Location
London (West), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive Package + Benefits Available Upon Application
Posted
19 Apr 2018
Closes
19 May 2018
Sector/Practice Area
Immigration, Private Client
Vacancy Type
Lawyers
Contract/hours
Full time

We are a “top 100”, London-based law firm with around 200 highly regarded specialist solicitors and lawyers.  We advise a mix of commercial, not-for-profit, regulatory and private clients.

Our immigration team has a need for a 4-7 years PQE immigration solicitor to advise on a mix of business immigration and private client immigration matters.

Our immigration team is legal directory rated and advises on almost all areas of UK immigration law as it relates to businesses and individuals, including advising on:

  • Sponsorship based visa applications

  • Licensing as a sponsor with UKVI and ongoing compliance with the sponsor regime

  • Immigration compliance audits

  • Tier 1 (Investor) and Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visas

  • British citizenship and indefinite leave to remain/settlement applications

  • EEA related applications and advice

  • Challenging unlawful UKVI decisions, e.g. by judicial review or appeal

  • Visitor visas

    Skills

    We are looking for an immigration solicitor with 4 -7 years’ experience of advising both businesses (including multinational businesses) and individuals on the full range of UK immigration law matters, and someone who is keen to continue advising on both areas. 

    Being a self-starter, a willingness to take an active role in marketing and a friendly and collegiate personality are essential.

    The ability to “run with” large business and complex individual immigration matters is needed as is the ability to work as part of a team.

    Also essential are past supervision experience (e.g. supervising trainees and/or paralegals), strong organisational, time and financial management skills, first rate legal drafting skills and past experience of working within a leading (and ideally legal directory rated) immigration law team.

    Qualifications

    UK qualified solicitor.

    Strong academics, including at least a 2:1 degree and good A’ Levels (or equivalent), are essential.

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