Business Immigration Solicitor

  • Job Reference: 67380
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2018
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £51,000 to £60,500
  • Sector: Business Development Manager, Immigration, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

THE FIRM

A highly regarded full-service commercial law firm with offices located nationally providing a comprehensive range of services for business and individual clients.

THE ROLE

The successful candidate will assist the Partner with dealing with a number of overseas companies and entrepreneurial clients who actively invest in or trade with the UK.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate and timely advice on all business immigration matters. Dealing with both advising and processing Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 5, sponsorship licences, dependants, visas, UKV1 audits.
  • Undertake a range of case work including giving advice, by telephone or in writing, attending meetings, preparation of support documents and making representations on the client's behalf, SMS lever user for clients.
  • Maintain and develop existing and new clients through planned relationship management.
  • Complete the registration and identification process for all new clients in accordance with the firm's Money Laundering policy.
  • Manage and maintain effective records of all work undertaken, including time spent, and adhere to the firm's policy on billing, file procedures and case management.
  • Participate in presentations internally and externally and attend networking events.
  • Support the promotion of the business services group and the investment network.
  • Produce a variety of documents including newsletters, fact sheets, tenders and articles.
  • Liaise and attend meetings with the team and firm necessary to perform duties and aid individual and organisational development.
  • Develop ideas and create uses for know-how and innovation.
  • Exceptional client care, our range of clients include high net individuals, entrepreneurs, SME and corporates.
  • Undertake personal and professional development and support the promotion of the employment team and the firm generally.

THE CANDIDATE

You will have at least 2 pqe with excellent specific experience in Business Immigration, knowledge of obtaining visa/immigration clearance for overseas workers and experience of dealing with overseas or entrepreneurial clients trading in the UK.

Candidates with further experience will be considered particularly those with experience of introducing new business. The Client is committed to continue to grow the immigration practice and there are strong promotion opportunities.

You must be IT literate - adept in the use of Word/Outlook /TFB or similar.

You must have strong academics - A/Bs in A'levels; 2:1 degree or above.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.