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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]

 

UK Immigration Solicitor 

We are looking for experienced Corporate UK Immigration Solicitors to join our team in Central London. 

Principle Duties include: 

  • Manage own workload which will include providing accurate and practical advice and representation to clients on all aspects of the UK immigration and nationality law 
  • To be responsible for your allocated cases which includes drafting, filing and case recording with assistance from secretaries/paralegals/trainees when appropriate and available 
  • Participate and engage in team efforts to meet client expectations and overall team performance 
  • Supervise Paralegals and Trainee Solicitors and ensure that their work meets the legal and professional standards 

Candidate profile  

  • Qualified Solicitor 
  • Candidates will have an ability to engage and understand the applicable law and to proactively progress matters, excellent academics along with legal qualifications and previous legal experience. They must be highly organised and have a flexible nature, and a co-operative and willing attitude.   
  • Candidates will also have IT, numeracy, practical and analytical skills, a clear communication style (both spoken and written), and above all, must be a team player with a passion to work with a fast-paced professional and friendly team.  

Salary: Competitive  

 

If you are interested, please apply with a CV and Covering Letter to [email protected]  

 

Personal Assistant

We are looking for an experienced Personal Assistant to join a successful immigration department.

Key Responsibilities

Inbox and diary management:

  • Diary and inbox management, organising meetings, appointments and events;
  • Answering email queries, preparing draft responses;
  • Keeping up to date with the team’s current workload and trends;

Data administration and file management:

  • Assisting the Data Analysts in ensuring the maintenance and the integrity of our Systems and Data.
  • Data entry and management onto our case management systems.
  • Managing databases and filing systems.
  • Data and file clean up in accordance with internal rules.
  • Reconciliation / Validation of databases/spreadsheets and timely resolution of discrepancies.
  • Implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems.
  • Data management – data entry and review with suggestions for continuous improvement in process and data management.
  • File Closing – receiving documents from team members, saving as required, reviewing and reporting any missing items.
  • Identifying and investigating trends and provide recommendations.
  • Assisting with weekly/monthly and ad-hoc reporting schedule and follow-ups.
  • Compile reports on findings of any trends or issues.
  • Copying, scanning and digital storage of client documents.
  • General administration tasks.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience in UK Immigration is desirable but not essential.
  • Experience in assistant/administrative role.
  • Experience in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Excellent file management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills along with a clear and confident telephone manner.
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask and work on own initiative.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadline.
  • Ability to deal with matters confidentially and maintain good relations with clients and staff.

Salary: Competitive

 

Administrative Assistant

We are looking for an organised and proactive Administrative Assistant to provide a high level of professional support to our UK Immigration team. The candidate will have experience in an admin 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 have the ability to multitask with ease. It is essential that they are a strong team player with a positive, up-beat approach. 

Responsibilities 

Organisational Support 

  • Organising meetings/appointments, events, travel, and any other activities, where appropriate 
  • Is professional and maintains effective communications with clients and Fee Earners 
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge and understanding of Fee Earners’ matters to enable a proactive support service 

Client Relationship 

  • Provides excellent service to clients, both internal and external, in a timely and professional manner, always presenting a positive image of the Firm 
  • Acts as a first point of contact for clients and Fee Earners 
  • Recognises, respects and honours client confidentiality at all times 

File Management 

  • Adopts a pro-active approach and works with Fee Earners effectively, to maintain regular file management, ensuring all files are up to date, closed and archived, as appropriate 
  • Copying, scanning and digital storage of client document 
  • Data entry and management onto our Case Management Systems 
  • Makes effective use of the internal and external Document Management Systems 
  • Assist the Data Analyst in ensuring the maintenance and the integrity of our Systems and Data in accordance with internal rules 
  • Assist with weekly/monthly and ad-hoc reporting schedule and follow-up where required 

Financial Risk Management 

  • Prepares bills with minimal supervision, as required by Fee Earners 
  • Prepares AML documentation and obtains relevant documentation from clients in a timely manner, as required by Fee Earners 
  • Liaises with credit control and alerting Fee Earners of unpaid bills 
  • Deals with billing matters as required by Fee Earners 

IT Skills/Systems 

  • Maintains a high level of proficiency in core IT applications including the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) 
  • Makes suggestions for additional training, as required 

Skills and Experience 

  • Experience in UK Immigration is desirable but not essential 
  • Previous experience in an admin role is desirable  
  • Excellent file management and organisational skills 
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail 
  • Ability to deal with matters confidentially and maintain good relations with clients and staff 
  • Has excellent timekeeping and prioritises work effectively 
  • Is flexible, reliable, co-operative and has a professional approach to work 
  • Works as a positive, friendly, and helpful team player 
  • Communicates in a positive and constructive manner 
  • Interacts in good faith and demonstrates effective listening 
  • Uses initiative and takes a proactive approach to work by regularly seeking ways to improve secretarial support 
  • Positively supports and promotes change within the team 

Salary: Competitive

This is an office based role in our Central London location.  

If you are interested, please apply with a CV and Covering Letter to [email protected] 

 

Immigration Paralegals 

We have one of the UK’s most successful business immigration practices, providing UK, US and Global immigration solutions to some of the world’s leading businesses and private individuals. 

Our mission is to provide innovative, high-touch advice and assistance to a diverse range of businesses and private clients. We are looking for highly-motivated paralegals with a laser focus on attention to detail and client service.

Principle Duties 

  • Manage own workload including accurate and practical advice and representation to clients on all aspects of immigration and nationality law, under the guidance of partners and team leaders. 
  • To be responsible for your own portfolio of immigration cases, including drafting, filing, record-keeping and compliance. 
  • Keeping clients informed of the progress of their applications in a professional and responsive way. 
  • Drafting and Issuing COS for clients. 
  • Liaising with the government authorities by e-mail or telephone. 
  • Attending meetings with clients regarding their applications. 
  • Advising on and preparing UK or US visa applications for work and family reasons. 
  • Booking appointments with the Home Office or US Consulate and making payments of immigration charges and fees. 
  • Contribute to the administration of the office including BRP cards, invoicing etc. to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the firm. 

Candidate profile 

Candidates will have an ability to engage with and understand the applicable law and to proactively progress matters under fee-earner’s supervision, excellent academics along with legal qualifications or previous legal experience. They must be highly organised and have a flexible nature, and a co-operative and willing attitude.  

Candidates will also have IT, numeracy, practical and analytical skills, a clear communication style (both spoken and written), and above all, must be a team player with a passion to work with a fast-paced professional and friendly team. 

SalaryCompetitive 

If you are interested, please apply with a CV and Covering Letter to [email protected] 

 

Training Contracts

Training Contract applications to commence in September 2022 are now closed. Please keep checking back on our website for information on when applications open for a Training Contract to commence in September 2023.

 

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