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Immigration Paralegal (3251448306)

Law 法律

Paralegal

Yearly

GCSE/Scottish Standard Grades A-Level Postgraduate or above 碩士或以上 Undergraduate or above 學士或以上 Intermediate apprenticeship 學徒

Apprenticeship 學徒 Contract 合同制 Full-Time 全職 Internship 實習 Part-Time 兼職

No

London, London, United Kingdom

Role: Immigration Paralegal Leading law firm looking to recruit dedicated Paralegal / Trainee Solicitor for highly sought permanent positon. Training contracts available for those with relevant experience. Salary: Competitive. Accountability within a remote working culture is the norm within this business. Gemini Recruitment are currently partnering with a large and established law firm. Our client’s accomplishments are acknowledged and recommended in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners, as a top tier firm. Immigration Department Background: Our client’s Immigration lawyers have an established reputation in acting for high net worth individuals, new and established business men and women, and innovative and skilled individuals under the Tier 1 visa categories. The department has a number of highly skilled lawyers who have trained as barristers, and undertake complex appeal cases up to the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. The department offers a wide range of services to European Economic Area (EEA) and non-EEA individuals and families wishing to enter, remain, or settle in the UK. In addition, our client’s Immigration department is renowned for their extensive experience in Asylum claims and challenging human rights violations for unaccompanied minors and victims of torture, trafficking, and domestic abuse. In these cases, we are committed to assisting no matter the individual client’s circumstance. The Role Main Duties and Responsibilities Report directly to Department Director Professional pro-active approach, strong client care skills and a sensitive and sympathetic understanding of clients’ needs Assisting with casework including dealing with a range of Immigration matters (LAA Funded and Private client work) as well as undertaking your own advocacy Attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases Dealing with correspondence Preparing and managing funding applications to the Legal Aid Agency, Preparing draft documents including witness statements and processing evidence Preparing applications to meet Home Office requirements (incl drafting application forms, index of documents and letters of representations) Attending conferences and court Maintaining accurate time costing procedures Implementing any recommendations made by your supervisor following monthly file reviews ensuring that these are dealt with promptly Ensuring compliance with file management. Key Skills Required Level 2 Immigration Accreditation Demonstrate passion and experience in a broad range of publically funded Immigration Law A strong academic background with a Law degree Legal experience as an Immigration Paralegal/Advisor Clear understanding and application of Immigration Laws Business acumen and the ability to market the Company Excellent communications skills to work effectively with all types of people Excellent analytical and organisational skills and ability to use own initiative but know when to seek guidance Committed team player, self -motivated and professional Excellent IT Skills -familiar with Microsoft Office applications and document management skills This list is not exhaustive and there may be other duties as reasonably required. Where applicable, candidates with 12 months previous experience and who have completed the LPC will be considered for a Training Contract, subject to business needs. Rewards 20 days annual leave Additional Birthday leave Additional holiday accrual Up to 4 days paid sick leave Practicing Certificate renewed annually The Law Society Panel Membership and Accreditation/re Accreditation/ Reaccreditation fee paid for The Law Society registration fee for Panel membership paid for Panel courses mandatory for the Law Society Accreditation paid for Access to vast range of training webinars / E-Library Automatic enrolment onto the Company’s pension scheme Childcare Vouchers Eye test vouchers DBS Check costs paid for Excellent progression opportunities Supportive team environment. Part time working Flexible working arrangements/ considered Support for appropriate legal awards/recognition terms and conditions apply On offer is an attractive salary package, a supportive team environment and real prospects for promotion. The Company will consider applicants wishing to work part time, full time or with flexible working hours. The Company will allow working from home. The company is committed to Equal Opportunities and embraces diversity and inclusivity of its staff and strives to ensure that their workforce reflects the diversity of the communities they serve. About Gemini Recruitment and Equal Opportunities: Gemini Recruitment is a leading recruitment agency specialising in legal recruitment. We provide a highly focused service specialising in placements for Solicitors, Legal Executives, Trainee Solicitors, Paralegals and Legal Support Staff. We have intimate knowledge of specific opportunities in the legal market across the UK. By applying to this vacancy you give Gemini Recruitment Services Limited permission to submit your CV to the hiring company and you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at http://geminirecruitment.com