City of London, London
£25 - £32 per hour
3 months ago
Government Litigation Lawyer
Contract - Full-time
Litigation Lawyer required to join a Government Department in London. My client is looking for an organised and hard-working Solicitor or Barrister who is experienced in Litigation and preferably Public Law to manage an immigration case-load.
The ideal candidate will have litigation experience from any background but will preferable have experience of dealing with public law matters. Candidates from similar jurisdictions are welcome to apply to these roles.
You will be working within a supportive and friendly team and will be offered full training before taking on a busy caseload. As a Litigation Lawyer you will be expected to manage your own caseload and work independently subject to supervision. High-quality writing skills are essential as substantive written work plays a large part in an immigration lawyer's day to day role. The client requires a solicitor/ barrister with effective case working skills; these include great communication, drafting and planning in order to meet deadlines. A successful candidate will be working effectively with clients and colleagues alike and display a positive, open and helpful attitude in the conduct of their work. The successful lawyer will be expected to meet their chargeable hours' targets within a few weeks of employment. These roles offer flexible working and the option to work from home after the first 2 months.
Key Responsibilities of an Immigration Lawyer
- Responsibility for a personal caseload subject to supervision
Drafting and planning within a deadline
- Effectively communicating with colleagues and clients
Required skills and experience of the Immigration Lawyer
- Needs to be comfortable with a high volume of work and cases
- Litigation and public law experience is essential
- Good written communication skills
- Organisational skills are vital
- Able to work effectively and efficiently as part of a team
- Great client care skills
- Ability to work proactively and independently
- Fully qualified solicitor/ barrister
- Immigration and public sector experience is preferred, 2+ years.
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 Mark Bladen in our London office for a confidential discussion.
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