Immigration Paralegal with Mandarin

Language Matters
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

I am working on behalf of a well-known law firm in central London and I am looking for a highly organised Immigration Paralegal with Mandarin to join their immigration team immediately on a fix term contract- 6 months. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-respected law practice in Central London; they are looking for someone who is committed to progressing within the legal sector and has a desire to learn more.

The main purpose of this role will be:

  • Assist the team with a range of interesting immigration matters mainly visa and passport related
  • Support the Immigration team in a variety of Paralegal activities
  • Manage complex immigration files, review documents for relevance, confidentiality, new applications
  • Provide support as required by the team s and working with other secretaries/paralegals in the Department
  • Transcribe audio dictation and copy type letters, memos and reports and to prepare signed correspondence for despatch
  • Assisting with complex diary management and travel arrangement
  • Helping in conducting legal research and due diligence , drafting letters to Home Office etc

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Be fluent in Mandarin and English
  • Previous experience working in Immigration as a paralegal
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have the ability to work independently within tight deadlines
  • Have a strong academic record
  • Ideally Have completed a law degree and/or LPC
  • Previous paralegal or document review or legal PA experience
  • Outstanding time-management and IT skills with typing min 55/60 words per minute
  • Ability to multitask and being comfortable dealing with a diverse pool of people