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Business Immigration Solicitor

Employer
Gemini Recruitment
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
£41,000- £48,000 per annum, depending upon experience
Closing date
8 May 2024

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Practice area
Immigration, Public law
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
PQE
Newly qualified, 1 year, 2 years, 3 years
Position
Solicitor
Sector
Private practice

Job Details

Role:  Business Immigration Solicitor

Leading law firm looking to recruit dedicated and experienced Business Immigration Solicitor for highly sought permanent positon with ability to manage and supervise Solicitors, Trainee Solicitors and Caseworkers.

Salary: Competitive. Accountability within a remote working culture is the norm within this business.

Gemini Recruitment are currently partnering with a large and established law firm. Our client serves corporate entities and private individuals in over 25 practice areas from offices throughout London and across England and Wales.  Our client’s accomplishments are acknowledged and recommended in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners, as a top tier firm.

Our client holds the Investors in People Gold Accreditation Quality Standard Mark and is LEXCEL, Cyber Essentials Plus and ISO 27001-2013 accredited and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. 

Immigration Department Background: 

Our client’s Immigration lawyers have an established reputation in acting for high net worth individuals, new and established business men and women, and innovative and skilled individuals under the Tier 1 visa categories. The department has a number of highly skilled lawyers who have trained as barristers, and undertake complex appeal cases up to the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.

The department offers a wide range of services to European Economic Area (EEA) and non-EEA individuals and families wishing to enter, remain, or settle in the UK.

In addition, our client’s Immigration department is renowned for their extensive experience in Asylum claims and challenging human rights violations for unaccompanied minors and victims of torture, trafficking, and domestic abuse. In these cases, we are committed to assisting no matter the individual client’s circumstance.

The Role

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Report directly to Department Director
  • Ability to manage and supervise Solicitors, Trainee Solicitors and Caseworkers to manage appropriate caseload types and complexities
  • Providing expert legal advice to clients on business immigration regulations and policies.
  • Representing clients in negotiations and hearings on immigration issues.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with business clients.
  • Working closely with other partners to create and implement the firm's strategic plans.
  • Ensuring the legal team's compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.
  • Identifying new business opportunities and contributing to the firm's growth.
  • Managing client expectations and ensuring high levels of client satisfaction.

Key Skills Required:

  • At least 2 years PQE experience of handling business/corporate/private client immigration cases
  • Problem solving and excellent communication skills
  • The passion and drive to succeed
  • The ability to work well as part of a team and to lead and inspire others
  • Expert knowledge of business immigration laws and regulations.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Must have a clean, valid Practicing Certificate at the time of applying
  • Strong management skills
  • Professional with a pro-active approach; excellent client care skills and ability to deal with vulnerable client matters in a sensitive manner and resolve complicated practicalities involved in Immigration issues
  • Excellent networking and communication skills with the ability to successfully market the Company and generate new business
  • Have extensive experience in dealing with all Immigration related work and some expertise on adoption matters
  • Experience in own advocacy is an advantage
  • Excellent IT Skills -familiar with Microsoft Office applications and document management skills

This list is not exhaustive and there may be other duties as reasonably required.

On offer is an attractive salary package, a supportive team environment and real prospects for promotion. The Company will allow hybrid-working in accordance with the company policy.

About Gemini Recruitment and Equal opportunities:

Gemini Recruitment is a leading recruitment agency specialising in legal recruitment. We provide a highly focused service specialising in placements for Solicitors, Legal Executives, Trainee Solicitors, Paralegals and Legal Support Staff. We have intimate knowledge of specific opportunities in the legal market across the UK.

The company is committed to Equal Opportunities and embraces diversity and inclusivity of its staff and strives to ensure that their workforce reflects the diversity of the communities they serve.

If this is sounds of interest, apply now for one of our agents to contact you.

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Company

Gemini Recruitment is a leading recruitment agency specialising in legal recruitment. We provide a highly focused service specialising in placements for Solicitors, Legal Executives, Trainee Solicitors, Paralegals and Legal Support Staff. We have intimate knowledge of specific opportunities in the legal market across the UK.

Our primary aim is to deliver a quality bespoke service to our clients. We are currently handling the careers of a number of experienced legal professionals ranging from legal support staff to Solicitors. Our clients are based across the country and have vacancies covering numerous areas of law. If you are looking for your first job or want to move up the career ladder, we can help.

The recruitment process will fully comply with GDPR and other applicable laws.   Background checks including CRB / DBS checks will establish your eligibility to work in the UK and suitability to the role.

Company info
Website
Telephone
020 3633 2336
Location
4 Maddox St
London
UK
W1S 1QT
GB

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