Immigration Solicitor

IMD Solicitors
Manchester Science Park
£30,000 - £39,999
20 Aug 2019
23 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Immigration Solicitor Job Location: 111 Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 2HY Job type: Full time Salary bracket: £30,000 -£40,000 depending on experience, benefits package Hours: Flexible hours; 9:00 - 17:30; Monday till Friday; Overview of the Company Our client is an expanding, full service law firm that is leading the way in the provision of legal services to multicultural communities and businesses throughout England and Wales and wants to compete with Top100 law firms in the ; They offer an enjoyable and rewarding working environment and a very friendly team. They are committed to their staff and recognise the importance of the continued development; in fact even one of their core values is "above all, in everything they do, THEY CARE". They want to attract and retain top talent and consistently develop the best lawyers and leaders in the business. They pride themselves on providing outstanding client care and excellent quality legal services whilst recognising the importance of communication in their clients' native languages and without legal jargon. Job Purpose To develop and grow their private immigration department, to deal with all types of immigration applications, British citizenship, EEA Applications, New EU Settlement Scheme applications all types of visas/work permits and provide highest level of service to their clients. There is an opportunity to progress to a managerial role of a Head of Department or Immigration Department Manager in the future. Key Responsibilities •Acquiring new clients/ provide main point of contact in immigration queries in line with current legislation •Involvement in acquiring clients and generating new service lines •Providing excellent advice and representation on a broad range of immigration issues including EEA applications, all types of visas, instructions from HNW clients •Drafting application forms, representations, grounds of appeal and witness statements •Ability to handle files with minimal supervision •Meeting budgets set for individual billing targets •Efficient time recording •Involvement in business development and promotion of the practice internally and externally •Cross selling of firm services Key requirements (skills, qualifications, experience) •Immigration experience with strong knowledge and understanding of all types of UK business immigration routes, EEA applications, work permits •Previous experience in private immigration department •Self motivated with a can do attitude •Ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines •Ability to prioritise and deliver the KPI •Strong commercial awareness •Experience in generating work •Ability to understand commercial needs of clients •Managerial experience would be an advantage Key Results / Objectives •Exceptional level of services provided to clients to achieve excellent clients' satisfaction rates •Achieving own billing and time recording budgets •Delivering fees budgeted for department •Acquiring new clients, repeat business and cross referrals How to Apply If this role is of interest and you would like to learn more please attach your CV to the link provided and the Hiring Company will be in direct contact.

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