Paralegal, Stevens & Bolton LLP – job vacancy

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Job title: Paralegal

Organisation: Stevens & Bolton LLP


Location: Guildford

Contact about the role: Sarah Davies

About the role and how to apply:

The Role

We have an opportunity available for a paralegal to join our employment, pensions & immigration team, primarily to focus on immigration related work (although may include some employment and pensions work). This is an excellent opportunity to work within our top ranked, high calibre team. The team offers a comprehensive immigration capability, with particular expertise in relation to advising employers on employment and business immigration matters.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking research in relation to immigration applications and matters
  • Assisting clients in relation to completing and submitting online immigration application forms.
  • Booking visa appointments and assisting with the payment of Home Office fees
  • Assisting with the preparation of applications for submission, including uploading documents
  • Proof reading and checking forms and documents for accuracy
  • Taking notes at meetings and calls
  • Copying and scanning supporting documents for our records and other administrative support
  • Drafting letters and other correspondence in relation to immigration matters and applications, such as advice notes and cover letters
  • Telephone calls to the Home Office, monitoring and checking progress of applications and reporting back to supervising lawyers
  • Liaising with clients
  • Assisting in keeping the team up to date in relation to immigration changes, including preparing for and taking part in know how meetings
  • Assisting with drafting immigration precedent documents
  • Assisting with article writing and podcasts and with business development activities as may be required
  • Ensuring confidentiality of the firm’s and clients’ documents and information
  • Maintaining and ensuring the highest standard of client care
  • Assisting lawyers in the team with employment and pensions matters as required, including research, drafting documents and preparing bundles
  • Such other duties as may from time to time be given

Qualifications and Experience

  • Applicants will have a good academic record including GCSEs, ‘A’ levels and a minimum 2:1 degree result.
  • Applicants may have an LPC or similar qualification although this is not essential
  • Prior immigration experience, especially in relation to business immigration, is preferred but is not essential

Personal Attributes

  • A genuine interest in immigration law
  • Strong attention to detail
  • First class organisational skills to juggle and manage own caseload
  • Ability to perform well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Good teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Ability to prioritise effectively
  • Self-motivated

To apply please follow the link below:

Document Date
Thursday June 16, 2022