Immigration Lawyer 3+

Immigration Lawyer 3+
  • £65,000 - £74,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • London, England London London GBR E14 5GL
Job Ref: BLJ921939643
Sector (PP or In-house): In-house
Practice Area: Immigration
Date Added: 26 May 2021

Leading professional services company requires an additional immigration lawyer as a result of continued expansion.

By combining expertise in law with business insight and technology-enabled solutions, this multi-disciplinary organisation is regulated by the SRA as a multi-disciplinary practice.

Established corporate, commercial and employment law teams, and a market leading tax litigation team, are already in place. Over the next few years, these teams will grow, and will expand into other areas of law that fit within its vision and the needs of its clients.

This organisation's Immigration team comprises solicitors and non-solicitors with experience from boutiques and Big 4. They are focused on corporate immigration services, private client, higher education, global immigration and immigration technology.

Key attributes required:

- Team players who enjoy working with people from different backgrounds and disciplines- Approachable people who are keen to develop personally and professionally, and to assist with the development of junior team members- Intellectually curious, open-minded and analytical people, with an eye for detail and pride in their work- Driven and proactive professionals who deliver a great service to their clients- Relationship builders who can spot and develop new opportunities both within the KPMG network and externally- Flexible people who are able to deal with a fluid, changing business and work environment

Role and Responsibilities1. Managing UK and global engagements including compliance engagements and consulting engagements. 2. Overseeing service delivery including reviewing and signing off advice, adhering to SLAs and KPIs, caseworking on an as needed basis. 3. Advising on complex cross-border immigration issues, including post Brexit, the impact of Covid on travel and working from anywhere. 4. Identifying opportunities to use technology to solve clients' problems and improve client service delivery, co-managing the rollout of new technology to clients. 5. Participating in client proposals and presentations, identifying and maximise new opportunities across various business sectors in the UK and overseas. 6. Team management: identifying the team's training and development requirements, ensuring the team receives sufficient support and coaching. Taking on a Performance Manager role and contributing to the team's overall development.7. Risk and Finances: Managing client onboarding, contracting, pricing, WIP management and billing.

Experience RequiredThis is a growing team and the role will suit an ambitious immigration professional with the desire and ability to play an important role in continuing that growth. There will be an expectation that the successful applicant will help promote the team's work through participating in team and firm events, giving internal and external presentations, and producing articles for publication. The successful applicant will be organised and efficient, able to produce consistently high-quality work within demanding time frames but not afraid to ask questions to challenge or seek clarification when appropriate. The successful applicant will have a proven track record in managing a portfolio of clients and supervising junior staff, including reviewing and signing off advice. The applicant will also have experience of advising alongside other professionals such as tax or mobility specialists) and an understanding of the immigration elements of cross-border transactions, including emerging Covid-19 related issues such as travel corridors and working from anywhere.

The applicant will have experience of handling a wide range of corporate immigration matters/cases, ideally all of the following:

- Work Visas (ICT, Skilled Worker) - Frontier Worker Permits - Foreign company set up in the UK- Sponsor licence applications and associated ongoing compliance - Family applications- EUSS- Mock audits- Prevention of illegal working/Right To Work- Student and Graduate routes - Global Talent, Investor, Sole Rep- Global immigration case management - Immigration policy design - Right of Abode- Citizenship- Bespoke immigration projects

For additional information, please contact Brian Littleton at Chadwick Nott on 0203-096-4549 or at

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Chadwick Nott
25/06/2021 15:22:42
GBP 65000 74000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Brian Littleton

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