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Paralegal

  • Job reference: EC1604IMMIGPARAL
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified, Support Staff
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Job description: Paralegal

Location: Manchester
Job Type: Permanent
Area of expertise: Immigration
Salary: £16,000+ DOE

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as an Immigration Paralegal for one of the North West's leading law firms with over 25 years' experience. The North West Firm is a multi-service firm with a forward-thinking approach in providing quality legal services. You will be working in the Immigration department assisting Solicitors to provide advice on the full range of immigration issues. You will ideally have 12 months' experience in immigration and be able to speak a Middle Eastern language.

Responsibilities:
*Assist with a caseload of immigration files such as
oDeportation
oAsylum
oImmigration bail
oAppeals
oHuman rights
oLeave to remain applications
oBusiness and student visas
oEuropean migration law

*Act as a first point of call for clients to take initial instructions

*Conduct thorough and efficient legal research and write reports to provide initial advice

*Prepare all relevant documentation

*Communicate with clients on a daily basis to progress files.

*Assist in active business development

*Use your language skills to deal with international clients

Requirements:
*At least 1 years' experience in immigration law
*Proven research skills
*Fluent in Urdu or Punjabi or Swahili or Bangla or Gujurati or Hindi or Arabic.
*Proactive and enthusiastic with strong communication skills.
*Client-focused.
*Strong organisational skills.
*Ability to prioritise and work efficiently.
*Experience of working in a fast-paced team.
*LLB Law degree or legal qualification desirable.
Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email emma.clapham@servicecare.org.uk

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialists legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

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