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We are looking to recruit outstanding professionals, including Solicitors, Paralegals and Trainees. We welcome speculative applications throughout the year.

Magrath Sheldrick LLP is a top ranked law firm providing immigration and employment law advice and assistance to clients from around the world. We are looking for experienced Corporate and Private Client UK and US Immigration professionals to join our team in central London.  

If you would like to make a speculative application for a role with us please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected].

 

Current Vacancies

Paralegal – Immigration Department 

Location: London (Initially office based role – with potential hybrid role after 3 months)

Are you a paralegal with some immigration experience and a high calibre of work? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a passion for helping clients navigate complex legal processes? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

We are a leading business immigration law firm that provides tailored solutions to entrepreneurs, investors, professionals, and families who want to relocate to the UK. We handle a wide range of immigration matters, from Sponsorship licenses and skilled Worker to citizenship and Global Talent applications.

We are looking for a paralegal to join our team and support our lawyers with various tasks, such as:

  • Conducting research on immigration rules, policies, and case law
  • Preparing and filing immigration applications and documents
  • Liaising with clients, authorities, and third parties
  • Drafting letters, reports, and statements
  • Managing files and databases
  • Assisting with the smooth cycle of an immigration case from case opening, to billing and file closing
  • Performing administrative duties

Job Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in law or a related field
  • Some immigration experience, preferably in business immigration
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and legal software
  • A positive and proactive attitude

Job Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours and remote work options
  • Health insurance and pension plan
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

 

Legal Secretary – Immigration Department

Location: London (Initially office based role – with potential hybrid role after 3 months)

We are looking for an organised and proactive Legal Secretary to provide a high level of professional support to our UK Inbound Immigration team. The candidate will have experience in an administrative capacity will be expected to be flexible to cover the broader remit of the team. They will be highly motivated, display outstanding attention to detail and can multitask with ease. It is essential that they are a strong team player with a positive, up-beat approach. 

The key responsibilities for the role are:

  • Provide administrative and secretarial support to a team of immigration lawyers
  • Prepare and file immigration applications, forms, and correspondence
  • Manage diaries and appointments
  • Liaise with clients and other parties regarding the immigration process
  • Maintain and update client files and databases
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Previous experience as a legal secretary
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and legal software
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of immigration law and procedures (desirable but not necessary)
  • A positive and proactive attitude

Job Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours and remote work options
  • Health insurance and pension plan
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

 

Legal Secretary – Employment Department

Location: London (initially office based role – with potential hybrid role after 6 weeks)

We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Legal Secretary to join our employment team. The successful candidate will be proactive, have strong administrative skills, a thorough understanding of legal admin procedures, and a passion for supporting our solicitors and clients. This key role will underpin the efficiency and effectiveness of our employment team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Organise and maintain electronic case files.
  • Prepare, proofread, and format documents and correspondence.
  • Schedule and coordinate appointments, meetings, and court proceedings.
  • Manage communications, including phone calls, emails, and correspondence with clients.
  • Handle confidential information with utmost discretion and professionalism.
  • Ensure timely and accurate filing of documents.
  • Provide general administrative support such as copying, scanning, and electronic filing.
  • Assist with the employment team’s monthly billing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • 2 plus years’ experience as a Legal Secretary or administration support, preferably within law but not essential.
  • Proficiency in legal software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy in work.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • A positive and proactive attitude

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Hybrid working (subject to successful completion of probation period).
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career development.
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment.

How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and covering letter detailing their relevant experience, and contact information for at least two professional references to [email protected] with the subject line “Employment Legal Secretary Application – [Your Name]”.

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