BUSINESS IMMIGRATION LAWYER

Location
Wokingham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Ref
KT01813801
Contact
Karl Tomkinson
Practice area
Employment, Immigration
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Strongly performing firm seeks Business Immigration Lawyer or OISC qualified adviser to join its Employment Department, offering multiple benefits including bonus scheme.

The Firm
Our client is a well-established practice offering services to individuals and businesses in areas including real estate, employment, residential property and family. With a number of highly regarded departments, they pride themselves on their ability to blend traditional values with an innovative and proactive approach, which allows them to provide high quality, cost-effective advice. Actively involved in their local communities they have built a growing and loyal client base. Due to continued expansion, they now seek a Business Immigration Lawyer to join their Wokingham office. There is some flexibility on location, however, as the successful candidate will also be required to work at the firm’s additional office located nearby and easily accessed by road or train.

The Role
A new opportunity has arisen for a Business Immigration Lawyer or OISC qualified adviser to join the Employment Department of a strongly performing firm. You will become a valued member of the firm working alongside other experienced Solicitors and Fee Earners. You will play a pivotal role in the further development and growth of the firm’s business in this area. Your duties will include Tier 1 Entrepreneur and Investor applications, Tier 2/5 visa initial and extension applications as well as advising clients on the right to work and operation of the sponsor management system, so experience in these matters is essential. Knowledge and experience of Home Office compliance visits and defending civil penalties would also be required, as these duties will form part of the role. In return, the firm offers a competitive salary based on experience, a generous bonus scheme, pension contributions, free parking and holiday entitlements.

The Candidate
Applications are encouraged from Solicitors, Legal Executives, Paralegals and OISC qualified advisers with 2 – 5 years’ PQE in business immigration.
Ideally, you will have worked in a commercial environment providing high quality immigration advice to corporate clients and their family members. 
Experience of Tier 1 Entrepreneur and Investor applications, Tier 2/5 visa initial and extension applications as well as time spent advising clients on the right to work and operation of the sponsor management system is required.
You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of Home Office compliance visits and defending civil penalties.
A proven track record of working independently is essential to the role.
The candidate must also demonstrate strong business development skills with a flair for promoting new developments within the immigration sector through social media forums.

BUSINESS IMMIGRATION LAWYER

For further details of this Business Immigration Lawyer vacancy, please contact Karl quoting reference KT01813801.

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