Immigration Solicitor / Senior & Advanced IAAS Accredited Caseworkers & paralegals with/without IAAS

Klein Hamilton Legal & Finance Recruitment
£15000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
10 Mar 2021
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Immigration Solicitor, IAAS Accredited Caseworker, paralegal, Asylum, Immigration, Tier System, Permanent, Croydon, remote Working

Immigration Solicitors/Senior & Advanced IAAS Accredited Caseworkers and paralegals with or without IAAS accreditation is required by a leading law firm specialising in Immigration, Asylum & Human Rights law with an outstanding reputation for their work in this field. They are recommended by the Legal 500 and for their exemplary work and determination.  Offices are based in Croydon, Central London and Sheffield.

The Multi-service Firm hold’s preferred supplier legal aid contracts in Immigration/Asylum and Public Law categories, with Detained Duty Advice (DDA) contracts at Harmondsworth, Colnbrook, Yarlswood, Brook House and Tinsley House Immigration Removal Centres and also Detained Asylum Casework (DAC) contracts at Harmondsworth, Colnbrook and Yarlswood. They act in asylum cases for minors and adults, victims of trafficking, detention removal and unlawful detention claims, fresh asylum and human rights claims, judicial review, and non-asylum work conducted under Exceptional Case Funding. They ensure that their staff work to their strengths by listening to what cases their caseworkers wish to handle and specialise in, to ensure maximum client satisfaction and costs return.

Their team of lawyers are second to none, committed to their work and recognised as leaders in the field. As the firm continues to expand, they are seeking to recruit paralegals, IAAS accredited Senior or Advanced Caseworkers/Lawyers to assist the firm with the continued high demand for their services.

They are committed to investing in their staff members and provide ongoing high-quality bespoke training packages to aid the continuing development and career progression of staff. The Supervisors and Heads of Department provide ongoing peer support and an open-door supervision policy. Opportunities for development and promotion within the firm are always encouraged.

The benefits of flexible and remote working have been recognised and this is available to all members of staff. They have high quality cloud-based IT systems to support remote working and provide the necessary equipment to facilitate this. They also offer Office based work as and when permitted in current Covid-19 restrictions. All caseworkers are provided access to EIN and HJT, their Quill case management and document system, laptop and work mobile.

Essential Requirements:
  • Experience of immigration law casework and knowledge of Asylum and Immigration Law
  • Reside in London and South East
  • To be employed on a full time basis

Salary and Consultancy Arrangements:

  • Paralegals with no accreditation £15,000
  • Paralegals with level 1 caseworker accreditation £16,000 to £18,000
  • Level 2 Senior Caseworkers - £25,000 - £30,000
  • Level 2/3 Accredited Solicitors/Legal Executives/Barristers - £30,000 - £40,000
  • Salaries are dependent on experience and qualifications
  • Bonus scheme is payable on salaries for qualified lawyers above a salary of £30k at 20% on costs billed above x3 salary achieved in a single accounting year, 30% x 4 and 40% x 5
  • A bonus scheme is in place for a discretionary payment to be paid to a non-lawyer level 2 caseworker who bills above x 3 salary
  • Consultancy arrangements are available at 60/40 fee share for non-lawyers , 50/50 fee share for lawyers

Vacancy Information:

  • Location: Croydon or Remote Working
  • Salary range (DoE): £15,000 to £40,000 + Bonus Scheme
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Experience: Immigration Law
  • Job Section: Private Practice
  • Working Hours: full-time role
  • Reference: AT90
  • Contact: Alex Thompson

About Klein Hamilton Recruitment

Klein Hamilton are Legal & IT Securities specialist Recruiters, working with magic circle, silver circle, blue chip, fintech and dynamic SME businesses, who trust us in finding them the best talent. You can apply for our vacancies in confidence.  We are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this vacancy with you and gain your permission prior to submission of application directly to the decision maker.

Immigration Solicitor, IAAS Accredited Caseworker, paralegal, Asylum, Immigration, Tier System, Permanent, Croydon, remote Working


Klein Hamilton Legal & Finance Recruitment are a Specialist Legal & Finance Recruitment Consultancy working with Magic Circle, Silver Circle, Legal 500 and Dynamic SME law firms with a pedigree in strategically providing the right match for both Candidate and Client.  We are Accredited by the British Institute of Recruiters ensuring we promote an ethical recruitment experience.

Our stats speak for themselves:  Candidate Satisfaction Average (9.5/10), CV to interview ratio (2:1), Client Satisfaction Average (9.1/10), Placement ratio (3:1)

Our sole focus is towards Legal based opportunities countrywide, resulting in providing you with sound strategic advice based on current market movement within all legal disciplines, considering company cultures and individual career goals. Call one of our accredited Consultants now for a confidential conversation regarding your next career move.

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