Corporate Immigration - Head of Department

Employer
QED Legal
Location
Chester
Salary
£50000 - £80000 per annum
Closing date
31 Oct 2020

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Practice area
Immigration
PQE
6 years, 7 years+
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Fantastic opportunity to join this Top 200 practice based in affluent areas of the North West and establish a new corporate immigration division. You will need to have gained 5 years' PQE and have the ability to run your own caseload whilst also dealing with business development, cross department referrals and assisting with marketing. 

This practice are a commercial & corporate law firm that have a fantastic client base to include HNW national & international businesses to include SME's & FTSE listed companies. You will be provided with time & financial support to help boost the profile of this new department and establish them as one of the only corporate immigration teams in Shropshire & Cheshire. 

One key requirement of this role is the ability to bring your own caseload and tap into an existing client base that will be able to refer work through immediately. As this is a new team you will not be tasked with unachievable targets, as the main responsibility is to get the department up and running, before then dealing with recruitment & expansion of the team.

Salary is based on experience level but will likely start around the £50,000 level, with the opportunity to progress your career on to an Associate, Senior Associate and Partner level. This practice have a fantastic benefits package in place and despite being a commercial law firm, they are able to strike a good work/life balance. 

For further information on this role please contact Nick Skelly at QED Legal for a confidential chat.

QED
An acronym of the latin phrase quod erat demonstrandum which translates as "thus it is demonstrated" or "that which was to be demonstrated". It is most often used as an annotation at the end of a complex mathematical, scientific or philosophical argument to show that the author had proven what he had set out to prove. In recent times it has also been translated as "Quite Easily Done".

As a recruiter you have to network and speak to large amounts of people and lots of law firms to really understand the market and have the connections to match people with opportunity quickly when the time arises. A good recruiter needs to be Quick, Excellent and Dynamic in everything that they do. Allow the team at QED to demonstrate what they can do for your firm or your career.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
• Partner moves – both full equity and fixed share equity
• Team moves
• Firm Mergers / Bolt-on’s
• Succession / retirement planning
• In House Counsel
• Patent / Trademark Attorneys
• Other jurisdictions – placing lawyers into and from other countries
• Professional Support Lawyers
• Associate moves – focusing not just on team and culture fit but also client and work quality and room for future advancement.
• Assistant moves – lawyers cannot afford to make mistakes with their career moves. In the crucial early years exposure to the correct mentor and clients is essential.
• Legal professionals – FILEX, MILEX, ILEX, Licenced Conveyancers, paralegals, legal assistants and fee earners
• Support services - practice managers, COLP / COFA – regulatory and compliance, office managers, IT developers, case management specialists, law costs draftsmen and negotiators, legal secretaries, legal cashiers

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