Job vacancy – Immigration Caseworker, JD Spicer Zeb

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Job title: Immigration Caseworker Level 1 or 2

Organisation: J D Spicer Zeb

Location: Kilburn, London and remote

Deadline for receipt of applications: No deadline

Salary: £19,000 to £25,000 pa

Contact about the role: Kam Dhanjal

About the role and how to apply:

J D Spicer Zeb North West London. The firm provides legal advice and assistance to private and legally aided clients in criminal matters, family, immigration and personal injury law. As a result of our expansion needs we are looking to recruit high quality caseworker with at least ONE YEAR experience in asylum/immigration law and Level 1 or 2 accredited for legal aid work.

Key Objective:

To provide a high quality legal service to our clients whilst gaining competency to practice as a paralegal in a supportive environment.


Key duties:
Responsible to Head of department and other senior fee earners within the team. To assist and support the team in relation to immigration work.


Specific Job Responsibilities
• Attend meetings with client
• Case management
• Gain an understanding of client expectations and requirements
• Assess legal problems
• Advise clients on costs
• Conduct legal research
• Devise case strategies
• Draft documents
• Maintain confidentiality
• Comply with office procedure requirements


Specific duties
• Register asylum clients
• Prepare statements
• Prepare clients for interview in asylum matter
• Draft legal aid extensions
• Draft pre action protocol letters for Judicial review
• Filing post for fee earners when necessary
• Liaising with experts and drafting instructions to experts
• Such other tasks as required in a busy department
Administration
• Complete time recording
• Maintain files
• Billing, paying costs and closing files
• Follow administrative systems and procedures
Development
• Gain competency in the skills required for the role
• Participate in team meetings
• Attend internal courses
• Keep up to date with law and practice
• Assist business development
Personal Skills
You will be expected to provide professional, efficient, and friendly services to clients.
Interpersonal Skills
You will be expected to communicate clearly and appropriately, both orally and in writing with other parties whilst maintaining excellent working relationships. Other duties include being able to negotiate with clients and other professionals to secure objectives.
Academic Skills
You will have a good academic record.
Organisational Skills
You will be expected to assist in the life cycle of a transaction, usually under pressure and to tight deadlines. You must, therefore, be able to prioritise workloads at any given time.
Management Skills
You will have the ability to advise and assist in asylum matters and have a knowledge of the situation in the countries of origin. . This requires you to look at a situation from different angles. You must, therefore, be capable of delegating tasks, supervising where appropriate and working on your own initiative.


Apply in confidence by submitting your application along with a cv to Kdhanjal@jdspicer.co.uk
Salary: Up to £25,000.00 per year depending on skills & experience
Reference ID: KD.Paralegal
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £19,000.00-£25,000.00 per year
Experience:
• Paralegal: 1 year (Preferred)
Work remotely days a week to be agreed:
• Temporarily due to COVID-19
• Expected to work from the office at least 3 days a week.
Reference ID: KD
Expected start date: ASAP
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £19,000.00-£25,000.00 per year

Document Date
Wednesday August 25, 2021