Senior Immigration Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£35K - £55K
Closing date
17 Mar 2021

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£35K - £55K

My client is a multi-service law firm and they are keen to bring on a Senior Immigration solicitor who has experience with privately funded or Corporate immigration matters. The firm has a steady flow of immigration matters and are looking for someone to drive the department forward.

The ideal candidate for the role of immigration solicitor will have at least five years' experience handling their own varied immigration case load, and must be fully conversant in immigration matters.

We are looking for candidates with strong communication skills, both written and oral, and who are highly organized and are able to work under pressure.You will be confident in your ability to handle a range of different types of files.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Immigration Solicitor used to dealing with Corporate or Private funded clients with strong business development skills.


Manage own caseload of private client or Corporate Immigration matters.
Actively manage and develop client relationships
Liaise directly with the UKBA
Completion of forms, letters and applications
Manage & Supervise junior members of staff
Work with clients on appeals to the Immigration Tribunal against decisions involving such matters as the UK Border Agency refusing to grant a visa extension, permanent residency (indefinite leave to remain), or refusing to issue entry clearance to enter the UK or deporting an individual from the UK
Ensure immigration knowledge up to date and is familiar with all relevant legislation
Liaise closely with other fee earners in the team and with clients

About you;

- Be a team player
- Be a driven and proactive individual who isn't afraid to seek advice when required
- Excellent communication skills
- Ideally have a following or have competent business development skills.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a top rated law firm who are well established in London but are looking to expand their Birmingham office. Applicants with Private or Corporate Immigration experience seeking a higher salary should also apply. Shortlisting now!!


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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