Cartwright King

Job Title:Solicitor - Immigration
Location:Nottingham, Bedford/Luton & Manchester
Contract Length:Permanent
Hours:Full Time
Required Skills:• You will be an Immigration Solicitor with around 3 - 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience and applications are invited from even the most experienced candidates) • Accredited with the Law Society (Immigration and Asylum Law Accreditation) and holds a Level 2 Accredited Advisor and Supervisor under the Law Society Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme (desirable but not essential) • Must have a clean, valid Practicing Certificate at time of application

Reporting to:

Head of Immigration
Start Date: ASAP
Benefits: Competitive
Salary Guide: Depending on experience

Job Purpose:

  • You will form an important part of our immigration team, dealing with corporate, and private and family immigration law
  • Providing expertise in both private and business cases
  • You must be able to manage Immigration /EU and British Citizenship applications
  • Assisting with making applications within the UK and from overseas
  • Ensuring the Immigration Team provides a first class service

 

Job Description

  • Covering all aspects of immigration law work, you will provide technical expertise and guidance to team members and external clients
  • You will manage and supervise junior colleagues, i.e. newly qualified solicitors, trainee solicitors and caseworkers/paralegals to manage appropriate caseload types and complexities
  • Assisting with the delivery of appropriate training and development opportunities within the team
  • Varied duties including dealing with a range of Immigration work including: detained clients, victims of trafficking and torture, asylum work from initial applications thorough to Tribunal Appeal and Upper Court Appeal matters, Entry Clearance Application and Appeals, In country Applications and Appeals and Judicial Review cases
  • To develop the department and generate work

Would suit someone who:

  • Possesses strong management skills and can grow a team and develop others
  • Can work with little guidance
  • Is a committed team player with the ability to approach team concerns fairly, fostering a culture of positive change
  • Encourages cross-referrals and seeks collaboration before competition
  • Has been in an Immigration Solicitor role elsewhere and is keen to bring their broad experience in a growing and ambitious team
  • Is humble and sensitive with clients and able to deal with complex and emotionally challenging cases
  • Is used to being busy and can manage a fast pace
  • Is creative, and sees opportunities to do things better – will apply continuous improvement principles
  • Wants to grow the business through networking and other business development activities
  • Is keen to develop themselves with support from the Firm, i.e. putting themselves forward for appropriate legal awards/recognition
  • Will retain appropriate accreditation to serve their clients
  • Is genuinely passionate about Immigration and delivering a first-class legal service
  • Is emotionally intelligent and can handle the ups and downs of working in an Immigration department

About Organisation

Cartwright King is a national law firm that likes to do things differently. We pride ourselves on providing a fantastic service to all our clients, providing opportunity for all our colleagues, and promoting a great working environment for everyone.

 

We offer a high-quality service to both publicly funded and private clients. We are recognised as experts in our fields, both in the Legal 500 and the Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession.

Cartwright King
Full Vacancy Details
Below are full details of the Vacancy.
Employer: Cartwright King
Job Title: Solicitor - Immigration
Contract Length: Permanent
Closing Date: 2020-10-23
Hours: Full Time
Required Skills: • You will be an Immigration Solicitor with around 3 - 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience and applications are invited from even the most experienced candidates) • Accredited with the Law Society (Immigration and Asylum Law Accreditation) and holds a Level 2 Accredited Advisor and Supervisor under the Law Society Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme (desirable but not essential) • Must have a clean, valid Practicing Certificate at time of application
Practice Area: Immigration
Location: Nottingham, Bedford/Luton & Manchester
Contact: Rosin Johnson / Marijana Becirevic
Fax: 07903 304599 / 07590 020 345
Email: recruitment@cartwrightking.co.uk
Website: https://cartwrightking.co.uk/recruitment/immigration-solicitor-nottingham
Reference No: V0204

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