Job vacancy Immigration Paralegal, JD Spicer Zeb

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Job title: Immigration Paralegal

Organisation: JD Spicer Zeb

Location: Kilburn and remote

Deadline for receipt of applications: no deadline

Salary: up to £25,000 pa

Contact about the role:

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 paralegal 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

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 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: 01/04/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £25,000 per year

Experience:

Paralegal: 1 year (Preferred)
Work remotely:

Temporarily due to COVID-19
COVID-19 precaution(s):

Remote interview process
Personal protective equipment provided or required
Social distancing guidelines in place
Virtual meetings
Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place

Document Date
Monday March 8, 2021