Immigration Senior Paralegal

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Closing date: 02/12/2022
PQE: Not applicable
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time (9.30 am to 5.30 pm, and as required, flexible applications considered)
Reports to: Practice Area Leader and Partners
Department: Immigration
The firm

Kingsley Napley is an internationally recognised law firm based in Central London. We support individuals and businesses in resolving conflict, safeguarding their futures and maximising opportunities. Our wide range of expertise means that we can provide support for our clients in all areas of their business and private life. Many of our lawyers are leaders in their field and our practice areas are highly ranked by the legal directories.

The department

Our specialist immigration team has been advising businesses and individuals on all aspects of UK immigration and nationality law for over 20 years and is top ranked in Chambers and Legal 500. As a recognised leader and one of the largest teams of immigration lawyers in the UK, we have an established reputation for delivering exceptional client service combined with clear strategic immigration advice. Whether you are an entrepreneur starting a business in the UK, a global corporation transferring staff here or a family moving to the UK, our full-service immigration team can assist you from the simplest to the most complex of matters.

Purpose of job

To provide support to the Immigration Private Client team within a very busy Immigration Practice Area. To assist the fee-earners in the provision of advice to the firm’s private clients.

 

Responsibilities

Assisting fee earners with the conduct of their cases including:

  • Liaising with clients directly including attending client meetings;
  • Drafting correspondence for clients, the Home Office and the immigration tribunal for fee earner review;
  • Undertaking legal research;
  • Arranging appointments as part of the visa application process and liaising with the visa agent;
  • Drafting immigration application forms;
  • Reviewing documents and preparing application bundles;
  • Proof reading and checking forms and documents for accuracy
  • General administration
  • Such other duties as may from time to time be given.
Additional information

Every effort has been made to ensure that this is a full description of the tasks and responsibilities of this role. However, it is not an exhaustive list. The job description may be changed or developed at any time to reflect changes as required.  However, changes will not be made without full consultation with the post holder.

Equal opportunities

Kingsley Napley are committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and religion.