Paralegal - Immigration - Croydon

Recruiter
Duncan Lewis Solictors
Location
Croydon
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
13 Apr 2019
Closes
17 Apr 2019
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Duncan Lewis was established in 1998 and employs in excess of 700 staff and consultants across London and the UK.

Duncan Lewis is LEXCEL accredited and proud to have achieved GOLD Investors in People Status since 2009, being the first Law Firm to achieve this, and only one of three Law Firms in England and Wales to have achieved GOLD status.

Job Description:

Due to continued growth, we are now looking to recruit Immigration Paralegals to work at our Croydon office.

The successful candidate will undertake a variety of duties such as liaising with new potential new clients, attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases, dealing with correspondence and casework support.

The main responsibilities of the role will include:

• Legal casework in Immigration
• Attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases
• Dealing with correspondence
• Maintaining accurate time costing procedures
• Implementing any recommendations made by your supervisor following monthly file reviews ensuring that these are dealt with promptly

Key Skills Required:

The candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment and extensive expertise in all Immigration and Public Law matters; public and privately funded.

• A strong academic background with a Law degree
• Legal experience as an Immigration Paralegal
• Clear understanding and application of Immigration Law
• Business acumen and the ability to market the Company
• Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office and outlook

IAAS Level 2 Accreditation is advantageous, however Duncan Lewis will support you to achieve this qualification.

Candidates with 12 months previous experience and have completed the LPC will be considered for a Training Contract, subject to business needs.

Equal Opportunities:

Duncan Lewis is committed to Equal Opportunities and embraces diversity of its staff. The Company strives to ensure that our staff reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, which is reflective at all levels within our workforce.

We guarantee an interview for candidates that disclose a disability and meet the essential requirements for the post. Please provide additional details in your covering letter if this applies.

For further information about Duncan Lewis please visit our website

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY AGENCIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THE ABOVE VACANCIES

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