Solicitor – Immigration / Public Law
An exciting position has become available for a full time experienced Immigration Solicitor/Caseworker to join our friendly team based at our new office at Wembley, Middlesex (HA9 8BE), our offices overlooking Wembley stadium.
The successful candidate will earn a very competitive salary, depending on their experience and if the successful candidate is a Solicitor or Caseworker. The candidate applying for this vacancy is expected to have a Law Society Level 2 accreditation in Immigration and Asylum and must have hands on experience in dealing with Legal Aid Agency funded asylum and immigration matters as well as having experience on asylum DAC detained client matters as well as having dealt with LAA DDA duty advise scheme.
If a candidate has Law Society Supervisor status then this is a perfect opportunity to grow your career, join a fantastic company and earn good money.
It is important also that that the candidate has a reasonably good experience in dealing with Public Law/ Judicial Review Applications and Civil Procedure Rules and this should be clearly reflected on the CV.
Will have good experience on all aspects of immigration and asylum law, and dealing with detained clients and urgent applications,
Will have good knowledge of the Legal Aid Agency rules and regulations regarding asylum and immigration work- DAC (Detained Asylum Casework) and DDA (Detention Duty Advise Surgeries
Must have excellent communication and supervision skills and have good knowledge of legal aid billing requirements.
The successful candidates must be prepared to work from office although some degree of working from home may be agreed with your manager.
The Candidate can be either a Solicitor or a caseworker who must hold a UK Law Degree or equivalent.
For this role the candidate(s) MUST have a Law Society Level 2 accreditation in Immigration and Asylum and if possible with Supervisor status, regardless of whether they are a solicitor or a caseworker
Undertaking and if necessary supervising legal aid work in the office
Will be expected to deal with all types of asylum and immigration applications and appeals
Will be expected to deal with Judicial Review applications and any upwards appeals to the Court of Appeal and UK Supreme Court and should have a good experience on dealing with such applications.
Undertake both legal aid and private work
The successful candidate will be expected to deal with their own workload as well as supervising staff if necessary,
Our clients Oliver & Hasani Solicitors are highly regarded in their expertise they deal with Immigration and Asylum, Human Rights, Nationality Law and Public Law/ Judicial Review applications and process. The firm handle very complex and high-profile cases which are both private and legally aided.
The company boast a very high success rate and pride themselves on their team of hard-working individuals who are dedicated to their clients.
As a whole, the company always maintain their professional manner and they fight to uphold the rule of the law.
Due to this approach, the firm has been awarded by the Legal Aid Agency an overall rating of Category 1- Excellent in October 2019 and the status was upheld in 2021 peer review.
Why should you apply?
You will be joining a Category 1 rated company
You will be joining a dedicated, hardworking, and successful team
For caseworkers this is a fantastic opportunity to advance your knowledge on all aspects of immigration, asylum and British Nationality Law as well as deal with asylum and immigration applications and appeals of some of the most deprived members of the society, including victim of torture and victims or human trafficking and modern day slavery
The chance to grow you career
If you’re the ideal candidate our client is looking for, please send your CV by clicking the APPLY button
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