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Immigration Lawyer

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £26 - £35 per hour + flexible working

  • Consultant:

    Xiomara Cabello

  • Email:


  • Reference:


  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    11 Months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Liquid error: internal

Government Immigration Lawyer
Contract -Full-time
£26-£35per hour
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 11 months. 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
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
  • Effective case working skills including in communication, drafting and planning
  • Public law experience desirable but not essential

Key responsibilities
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

On Offer

  • Central Government role
  • Central London location
  • £26-£35 per hour
  • 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 Xiomara Cabello in our London office for a confidential discussion.

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