A prestigious UK Law Firm is looking to hire a new Immigration Advisor to join the firm on a permanent basis, to support Business, Corporate and Private Wealth Immigration matters, focusing on UK, Nort American and Asian based Corporate clients. Working closely with the Private Wealth group, the role will also provide immigration services to high net worth clients and their families. A flexible salary is on offer, in addition to working a 2 / 3 day office / homeworking split.
Responsibilities for the successful Immigration Advisor include employer applications and management, Investors and entrepreneurs, UK ancestry applications, audit, prevention of illegal working and immigration compliance, advising on right to work and illegal employment, immigration issues on and corporate transactions and insolvency, indefinite leave to remain and nationality applications, family applications, including visa applications by family members of British/settled citizens, EEA-related applications and advising on EU issues, general advice on recruitment options and strategy, working with other fee earners in the group to advise on employment law issues arising from changes in an employee’s immigration status.
Candidates must be an experienced client facing adviser or paralegal with at least 18 months experience, gained with a well-regarded business immigration practice in a law firm in the UK, and with experience of the range of work described above. Candidates should also have experience of liaising with the Home Office to ask questions about policy or cases, fix appointments and handle client queries.