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Government Immigration Lawyer

Government Immigration Lawyer
Contract - Full-time
£26 - £35per hour
Central London - Hybrid working - 2 days in the office
11 months with likelihood of extension

About the Role:
An experienced Litigation Lawyer is required to join a Central Government Immigration team for a minimum of 12 months with the view to be extended. The Immigration Lawyer will be responsible for handling their own busy caseload and is therefore required to have experience of litigation case handling and the ability to work autonomously. Substantive advocacy is not required though opportunities to use advocacy skills are available for suitably qualified and experienced candidates.

Key Requirements for Immigration Lawyer:
The ideal candidate for this Immigration Lawyer role will have:

  • Qualified Lawyer (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent)
  • Litigation experience is essential as well as litigation case handling especially in Judicial Reviews
  • Effective case working skills including in communication, drafting and planning
  • Public law experience desirable but not essential

Key responsibilities for the Immigration Lawyer :
The successful candidate for this Immigration Lawyer role will be required to:

  • Take responsibility for their own busy Immigration caseload
  • Opportunities to use advocacy skills if qualified to do so
  • Drafting pleadings and advice

What is on offer for the Immigration Lawyer?

  • Central Government role - great quality of work
  • Central London location
  • £50,000 - £55,000 annual equivalent
  • Long term contract
  • Hybrid Working

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Zanub in our London office for a confidential discussion.

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