Immigration Solicitor

Location
England, London, West End
Salary
£50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
22 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Ref
BBBH4089
Contact
Sean Nicholson
Practice area
Immigration
PQE
7 years+
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

This is an exceptional opportunity for someone to form a break off Immigration department, the firm currently does an abundance of this work but is handled by several different people. As such this role comes with excellent prospects for progression and would prove to be the perfect stepping stone for a candidate perhaps in a top-heavy team.

This firm has experienced real growth in recent years, they have opened a Northern office which has already tripled in size with many key heavyweight hires. Their International growth continues to go from strength to strength with them dealing more with clients in China and India. You will find Lawyers in this firm are not just technically strong, but are excellent, dynamic business developers.

With the firm's growth plans there is a real opportunity to progress, with Partnership being on the cards for the right candidate.

The firm

This firm has offices in both the City and West End, as well as the in the North. They are ranked in the Legal 500, with several Lawyers being ranked as leaders in their field. They invest in their infrastructure and have recently had a complete office renovation which has put them in a new league. The firm is highly profitable and well managed, and in recent years they have won many awards. They are a dynamic, entrepreneurial and forward-thinking firm. There are a real collegiate culture and an open-door policy; it is common for NQ's to work side on side with Partners working on several matters at any one time, giving you a level of exposure you simply would just not find at other firms.

The firm has ambitious growth planned over the next 24 months, making now an exciting time to join the practice.

The role

The firm is seeking to hire an ambitious Immigration Solicitor to join their flourishing head office based in the heart of the West End of London.

Immigration work is currently part dealt with by many different Solicitors, however the firm want to break off the Immigration department and grow this. They have strong China, India, Turkey and Iran desks and their clients seem to have a real demand for this area.

You will deal with excellent quality work from day 1. Due to the unique nature of this role, it has excellent Head of Department / Partnership prospects.

You will also manage client relationships; you will be at the forefront of this team as they plan for excellent growth, working closely with the Corporate department.

You will deal with a broad range of work which will include; Tier 1 entrepreneur visa, Sponsor licence tier 2 applications, Tier 2 compliance, advising businesses from SME to FTSE 250, Acting for Tier 1 "high-value migrants", Leave to remain, Extensions to work permits and leave to remain.

This role comes with excellent prospects for career growth and progression. This role would come with prospects to springboard to head of department, you will be mentored by exceptional heavy-hitting Partners, the firms client base are expressing real interest to use the firm for immigration and the firm feel this would be a really exciting opportunity.

Requirements:

  • You will be an Immigration Solicitor with 6+ years PQE (there is no upper limit in terms of PQE)
  • You will have a good grounding in Personal and Business Immigration work and be used to dealing with a wide range of work
  • You should be an ambitious candidate wanting to progress
  • The firm is open minded regarding the type of firm you may have worked at
  • You should be a "rain maker"
  • Salary is dependent on your level of experience and background, although, above market rate, you will also receive a truly excellent benefits package.

This is an excellent opportunity for an Immigration Solicitor to join this growing Legal 500 firm based in their office in the heart of the West End of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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