Immigration Lawyer x 5

Recruiter
121 Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The successful candidate/s will have the relevant skills and experience specified below for this 11 month temporary contract based in London. Please Note: This assignment sits inside of IR35.
The GLD Immigration Teams are responsible for the successful conduct of immigration public law cases. The primary task of the successful candidate will be to successfully manage their own caseload of public law challenges to Government immigration decisions.
The GLD Immigration Teams requires an experienced litigation lawyer to conduct their own demanding caseload of immigration cases.The successful candidate will be given extensive responsibility for their own cases with appropriate supervision after a period of induction.Developed experience of litigation case handling and an ability to work independently and under pressure are essential.Drafting pleadings and advices forms a substantial part of the work and good written skills are also an important requirement of the role.Substantive advocacy is not required though opportunities to use advocacy skills are available for suitably qualified and experienced people.
Job Description: Experienced litigation lawyer, with public law experience, to conduct their own demanding case load of immigration cases. Main duties and responsibilities: Provide robust advice Provide legal advice in answer to complex compliance enquiries from external stakeholders
Case handling and management, Ability to work independently. Draft pleadings and advice.Uses a process of analysis, planning, scheduling, prioritising, action, quality monitoring and review. Takes responsibility for own work with substantial degree of autonomy but knowing when to consult and delegate. Gives early warning to those affected by changing priorities.Displays an understanding of the resourcing requirements of own cases. Displays and understanding of the context in which the client operates. Adopts a professional attitude and a style most likely to build an effective working relationship with the client. Responds to reasonable client requests including agreeing achievable and realistic actions, time scales.
Acknowledges clients’ concerns and works to alleviate these in a way which balances client needs. Is alert to media interest which may have an impact on the reputation of the client. Helps other team members to meet tight deadlines to preserve department’s reputation. Focuses on customer service and looks pro-actively for solutions. Keeps abreast of legal developments and current thinking on related policy issues. Uses training and other methods to refresh and improve their skills and others.
• Litigation experience is essential • Public law experience is desirable • Good organisational skills are essential • Effective team working and client care skills are essential • An ability to work proactively and independently with appropriate supervision is essential
The successful candidate will have a valid DBS or be willing to apply for one on CV submission. If a job offer is made we will confirm further details in relation to the clearance level requested for this assignment.
Please Note: The lower pay rate advertised in this job description is the highest PAYE daily pay rate that the client is willing to pay up to. The higher pay rate advertised in this job description is the highest Umbrella Company daily pay rate that the client is willing to pay up to
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