Job ID 1261089
Career Level Manager
Job Title: Immigration Paralegal
Reports To: Immigration Team Manager.
Hours: Full-time applications welcome (please specify in the cover letter).
Salary: £24,000+ dependent on experience / negotiable
Job type: Full time.
Queens Court Law are a well-established and highly regarded practice based in Central London.
The Queens Court Law Immigration team are looking to recruit a tri-lingual (Mandarin, Cantonese and English speaking) Paralegal to join our team in our central London office.
This is a full time, permanent position within a supportive and collaborative team. Full on the job training will be provided.
If you are looking to develop a legal career in the Immigration sector, then we would love to hear from you!
Duties and Responsibilities:
To provide a casework and advocacy service to clients of the firm in all aspects of immigration law. This is largely casework based.
To assist clients in liaising with other people and organizations to resolve their immigration problems where possible.
To provide advice as part of our telephone advice service and to book the necessary follow up appointments.
To take part in outreach work to solicit new clients in order to generate billings.
To ensure prompt billings on files.
Manage a caseload of files independently.
To liaise and develop referral systems with current and potential client groups and organizations.
Work flexibly with other staff to ensure work is completed effectively and efficiently, including covering for colleagues where necessary.
Contribute to the administration of the office to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the firm.
Submit applications in for visas and leave in all areas of immigration law.
Lodging appeal notices and grounds.
Applications for bail.
Business Immigration applications.
Asylum Immigration applications.
Representing clients in correspondence with UKVI and at UKVI interviews
To keep up to date the changes in relevant legislation.
To undertake such training as is necessary as to maintain standards required to at least level 2 SRA casework standard, or equivalent OISC standard.The above serves as a guide and is not an exhaustive list. There are other areas of responsibilities that you are expected to cover but may not be listed here.
At least 1-year experience in Immigration Law (preferred).
Fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.
Displays professionalism, quality service and a "can do" attitude to internal members/departments of the Firm as well as external clients as vendors.
Can learn procedural and processing requirements for various visa types.
Builds knowledge of Firm and client processes.
Demonstrates attention to detail and achieves high level of productivity.
Multitask in a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
Meets assigned deadlines and communicates case progress/status/issues to supervisors.
Demonstrates flexibility and initiative regarding assignments for self and team.
Contributes to positive work environment.
Develops strong working relationship with team members and gains their confidence through displaying professionalism and efficiency in all communications.
Demonstrates professionalism and confidence in all communications with their team as well as accuracy and proficiency in written communications.
Learn from both positive and negative experiences and adapts accordingly.Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.
Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Immigration Paralegal, Paralegal, Legal Executive, Conveyance Executive, Legal, Fee Earner may also be considered for this role