Immigration Associate/ Senior Associate
£50k - £65k plus bonus and benefits
My client is an established Legal 500 law firm with office in London, Sussex and Cairo. The firm is now looking to add a Solicitor to its Immigration Department to manage a team of 5 whilst reporting to the dual senior partners.
What is the role?
The department is currently made up of 2 Senior partners who have a business development focus in the UK and overseas. This role will be to manage the team of 3 junior lawyers/legal executive and support staff. The managerial side of the role is a focus for this role coupled with your technical ability.
The department handles a large range of specialist Business Immigration services for those corporate clients who wish to recruit Non-EU nationals to work in the UK; transfer existing employees to a UK subsidiary; start a business or invest in an established UK business. This includes:
- Tier 1 – entrepreneurs
- Tier 2 – sponsor licences
- Tier 2 – general visas
- Tier 4 – student visas
- Tier 5 – temporary workers
- Sole representatives of overseas businesses
- UK ancestry visas
Additionally, Personal Immigration is also a big part of the department’s work including:
- Investors, entrepreneurs and the highly skilled
- Fiancé, spousal & children visas
- Visitors (all categories)
- Complex personal immigration matters and concessions outside of the rules
- Refusals, deportations and judicial reviews
- EEA residence & permanent residence
- Indefinite leave to remain
- Applications for British citizenship
- International adoption and surrogacy
- UK ancestry
Who you are?
The firm are looking for a dynamic and ambitious Solicitor with a minimum of 3 years PQE who is keen to take his/her career to level up.
Ability to demonstrate managerial experience of a small team in terms of targets, supervision of work and ability to lead the team.
You will have experience in all Business and Private Immigration work with the ability to provide supervision to more junior members of staff.
If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or other opportunities in the market then contact Leilani Reader at firstname.lastname@example.org or call for a confidential discussion on 02084642511 (office hours) or 07974429861 (out of office hours).
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3 year PQE Immigration Solicitor