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Immigration Solicitor (Personal and Family Immigration)

Solicitor or Law Society accredited Senior Caseworker with responsibility for an active immigration caseload including: in-country and entry clearance Appendix FM applications, Private Life, Ancestry, Visitor, EUSS, Indefinite Leave and Nationality applications. This role involves appeal work at all levels and Judicial Review applications.

 

Essential

  1. Eligible to work full time in the UK.
  2. Ability to communicate fluently in English; both orally and in writing.
  3. Commitment to assisting those deserving of protection in the UK.
  4. Previous experience having sole conduct of an active immigration case load.

 

Desirable

  1. Already accredited to level two (Senior Caseworker) of the Immigration & Asylum Accreditation scheme operated by the Law Society/or the willingness to become reaccredited/accredited.
  2. Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in the UK or overseas.
  3. Experience of meeting both strict external deadlines and internal financial targets.
  4. Experience of working under a Legal Aid Agency contract.
  5. Experience of preparing appeals to the IAC, higher courts, judicial review applications and resisting removals.

 

Benefits

  1. Pay Rate– negotiable depending on experience.
  2. Annual Leave – 26 days per annum (plus public holidays) rising by 1 day after every holiday year worked, to a maximum of 30 days
  3. Sick Pay
  4. Company Pension
  5. Staff Benefits
  6. Healthcare cash plan

 

If you are interested in applying for this role then please send your CV and covering letter to Libby Birt at hruk@paragonlaw.co.uk.