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Immigration Solicitor

BBBH23518
£35000 - £60000 per annum

Managing this Role

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James Wootton

Senior Recruiter - Midlands
0121 296 6643

Are you looking to join a regional heavyweight firm that is recognised as industry leaders within their practices? This firm has progression opportunities in place for the people that want to take the career to the next level.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional firm have a rich heritage dating back several decades. Despite them being established for many decades, they are innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic and continue to evolve; it is this approach that ensures they continue to stay ahead of the game. They still have the same values and ethos of which the founding Partners built the firm on, which continues to serve them well.

They are very client focused, and everything they do focuses around putting the client at the forefront. It's this mantra and approach, which continues to ensure that their majority of all their instructions come from referrals. They employ talented Lawyers that have taken a commercial approach to legal services. Their Lawyers are passionate and have a creative flair, this is well demonstrated by their marketing and business development activities. They have over the years set trends with their quirky and new marketing initiatives.

You will find a strong leadership team at the firm; they have an ethos engrained that everyone has a voice and they are always open to listening to a new idea. They like to take on board fresh ideas so that they are still ahead of the curve.

The firm believes in nurturing and developing legal talent throughout their staff's careers, working side by side with their team to ensure they reach their full potential and achieving their career aspirations. Nothing demonstrates this better than their unrivalled staff retention rate and that fact that many of their Partners started at the firm as trainees. It's this philosophy stands them out as a first-choice employer and has also won them several awards over the years.

All fee earners are given full access to support staff, making sure you are always able to work efficiently. Each fee earner is individually assessed in terms of what support they need so it's not "one glove fits all".

There is an enjoyable social aspect to working at the practice. The firm pride themselves on giving back to the staff as they believe everyone should be rewarded for the hard work they put in, making staff feel valued and very much at the core of the business. You will find a family feel throughout the firm, despite their size, the Managing Partner knows everyone by first name and takes the time to spend time with staff at all levels.

The Role

Working directly with the leading Partner, you will join a friendly, professional, and highly experienced Immigration team, focusing solely on high-quality work, both Corporate and Private Immigration. The caseload will be varied, making or a more interesting role. You will deal with a general immigration caseload which will include; Visa (Business, Work, Student, Family, Visitors), Sponsor Licence Applications, Advice on migrant employees, Settlement in the UK/ Indefinite Leave to Remain, Extension applications, British Citizenship, Human Rights & Asylum, Deportation & Removals, Subject Access Requests and EEA Applications.

Requirements

  • You will be an Immigration Solicitor with at least 4 years PQE (there is no upper limit to the amount of PQE)
  • The department is very busy, they have keen growth plans over the next 24 months, this role comes with excellent prospects for progression
  • You will have good experience of running your own Corporate and Individual immigration caseload
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential
  • Excellent communication skills are essential
  • Salary is above market rate and dependent on your level of experience, plus an excellent, lucrative bonus structure



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