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Job ad: legal director, Refugee Legal Support

Legal Director Recruitment brief 1. Job Description We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and committed UK lawyer (solicitor, barrister or immigration caseworker including non-practising) to take on a new role within RLS. We are recruiting for ...

23rd November 2021 By

Job ad: immigration advisor, Hackney Migrant Centre

This is a new role, as investing in in-house legal capacity is a long-term strategic priority for HMC. We have secured funding for three years from Trust for London to employ an Immigration Advisor and have prepared an application to register with OIS ...

3rd November 2021 By

Book review: Immigration Appeals and Remedies Handbook by Symes and Jorro (2nd edition)

Described in the foreword by Upper Tribunal President Peter Lane as “an invaluable work for all who practise in the field of immigration law”, the Immigration Appeals and Remedies Handbook by Mark Symes and Peter Jorro has entered its seco ...

3rd November 2021 By

Job ad: OISC level 2/3 immigration officer, The Race Equality Centre

TREC new post – OISC Level 2/3 Immigration Officer We are looking for a part-time immigration officer for 22.5 hours per week. Consideration will only be given to applications with relevant legal experience. Qualifications needed are OISC level 2/3. ...

1st November 2021 By

The Immigration Act at 50: is it still up to the job?

Today marks a significant date in the immigration lawyer’s calendar: it is 50 years exactly since the Immigration Act 1971 received royal assent. Free Movement staff have planned a party to celebrate the occasion (not).  The 1971 Act is the root of ...

28th October 2021 By

Book review: The Legal Aid Market by Jo Wilding

There are only two things that legal aid lawyers can do to mitigate the losses they inevitably face by undertaking publicly funded advice work: reduce the time they put into each fixed fee case, or reduce the number of legally aided cases they take on ...

28th October 2021 By

Book review: Macdonald’s Immigration Law and Practice (10th edition)

The legendary tome that is Macdonald’s needs no introduction for most immigration lawyers. It is the reference book on immigration law. If you want to know something and Google — or dare I say even Free Movement — fails you, this is ...

22nd October 2021 By

Job ad: open access coordinator and OISC supervisor, Praxis

Open Access Coordinator and OISC Supervisor Location: Office based (Bethnal Green) and remote working Job Type: Full time – 35 hours Duration: Permanent Salary: £35,946 (NJC 28, inclusive of London Weighting for London based post) Deadline: ...

14th October 2021 By

Book review: The Refugee in International Law by Goodwin-Gill and McAdam (4th edition)

The first edition of The Refugee in International Law, written by Guy Goodwin-Gill, was published in 1983 and is considered the birth of modern refugee law. For the third edition in 2007 Goodwin-Gill was joined by Jane McAdam as co-author. The fourth ...

14th October 2021 By

Job ad: immigration solicitor, Islington Law Centre

  We are looking to expand our dynamic Immigration Team. We are seeking an Experienced Immigration Solicitor with a focus on the rights of children and young people. Islington Law Centre has a highly regarded Immigration Team. We are a category 1 ...

11th October 2021 By

Jobs: immigration solicitor / caseworker and trainee solicitor, Carter Thomas

Carter Thomas Solicitors is a leading UK immigration law firm listed in both The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. The firm also appeared in the Times Best Law Firms. We act for businesses, education providers and individuals requiring advice on an ...

6th October 2021 By

Job ad: immigration casework supervisor, Afghan Pro Bono Initiative (deadline extended)

Immigration casework supervisor — recruitment brief 1. Job Description  Refugee Legal Support (RLS) and Safe Passage International (SPI) are looking to recruit two immigration casework supervisors to deliver direct immigration casework, to train an ...

28th September 2021 By

Job ads: personal immigration lawyer, trainee solicitor and paralegal, OTB Legal

Personal immigration lawyer / trainee solicitor / paralegal, OTB Legal Location: Creative House, Unit 1 Chase Park, Daleside Road, Nottingham, NG2 4GT. 1 mile from Nottingham City Centre. Deadline for receipt of applications: 08/10/2021 for the Lawyer ...

27th September 2021 By

Job ad: Legal and Policy Director, Rainbow Migration

Updated on August 2021 version with change of one essential criterion from ‘necessary’ to ‘advantageous’ Rainbow Migration, the leading UK charity dedicated to supporting LGBTQI+ people through the asylum and immigration system, is recruiting ...

20th September 2021 By

Job ad: solicitor / caseworker / barrister, Migrants’ Law Project

Migrants’ Law Project (MLP) Solicitor/Caseworker/Barrister Salary Band £34,986 – £38,404A salary of up to £44,373 may be considered for those at Supervisor level with high levels of experience and expertise  We are seeking a solicitor/case ...

14th September 2021 By

How to get your first job in immigration law

I’m a partner at Fragomen and we work in every bit of immigration, other than asylum. That means helping skilled people, entrepreneurs, families and others move to or stay in the UK, including pro bono support for vulnerable people who can’t affor ...

10th August 2021 By

Job ad: professional support lawyer, East Midlands Strategic Migration Partnership

Professional Support Lawyer – Immigration (Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children and Refugees) East Midlands Strategic Migration Partnership (EMSMP) Grade J £45,859 (annual pay increase pending) 37 hours per week Fixed term: two years  (with poten ...

3rd August 2021 By

Job ad: immigration advice manager and senior immigration adviser, Settled

Settled has vacancies for 2 immigration advisers interested in setting up new services for EU citizens in Scotland and North West England.  The deadline for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme has just passed — now the real work begins ...

16th July 2021 By

Book review: The Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law, edited by Costello, Foster and McAdam

The Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law, edited by Cathryn Costello, Michelle Foster and Jane McAdam and published in June 2021, is a massive book in every sense. Some five years in the making, running to 1,258 pages, consisting of 65 chapter ...

15th July 2021 By

Job ad: immigration caseworkers, UK Migration Lawyers

UK Migration Lawyers is excited to be seeking two immigration caseworkers to join its Birmingham based team. We are seeking candidates with strong immigration law experience who are passionate, driven, organised, self-motivated and who want to show th ...

9th July 2021 By

Job ad: lawyer, Safe Passage

Lawyer £28,000 – 34,000 per annum (depending on experience) Permanent, Full-Time (37.5 hrs per week) OR part-time 80% FTE Member of the UK Legal and Arrivals Team London office (currently working remotely due to Covid-19 restrictions) Reporting ...

2nd July 2021 By

Jobs: solicitors, caseworkers, paralegals and training contracts, BHD Solicitors

Job advertisement – June 2021 Immigration Solicitors/Senior & Advanced IAAS Accredited Caseworkers and paralegals with or without IAAS accreditation Training Contracts Available Barnes Harrild & Dyer Solicitors is a leading law firm special ...

21st June 2021 By

Job ad: corporate immigration specialist, ebl miller rosenfalck

Corporate immigration specialist  An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced corporate immigration solicitor to join our immigration team at ebl miller rosenfalck.  International is in our firm’s DNA. We act for a broad range of clients ...

14th June 2021 By

Job ad: immigration caseworker, We Belong

We Belong is a migrant youth-led charity based in London. We Belong exists to ensure young migrants living in the UK are treated equally and fairly in the society they call home. We Belong works with and for young migrants to hold those in power to ac ...

24th May 2021 By

Book review: Border Nation by Leah Cowan

The now notorious conclusions of the Sewell Report on race relations in the UK are no doubt at odds with the experiences of many in this country, in particular migrant communities. Surprisingly, however, the report didn’t comment on Britain’s immi ...

20th May 2021 By

Immigration system failure: where did it all go wrong?

On the face of it, the current immigration ‘system’ does not resemble a true system at all. A member of the public reading newspaper headlines about the latest immigration controversy; a migrant trying to understand what documents to include with ...

28th April 2021 By

Job ad: immigration solicitor, MBS Solicitors

Position: Solicitor (Immigration Law – 2+ years PQE) Term: Permanent (Full-time)  Location: MBS Solicitors, 150-152 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2NT MBS Solicitors are an award-winning, modern and busy firm established in Edinburgh since 2010. ...

22nd April 2021 By

Job ad: operations manager, Turpin Miller Solicitors

[Note 16/07/21: This position has now been filled] Law Firm Operations Manager A new position based primarily in our Oxford office with the possibility of remote working and part time or a flexible working week. Salary from £32,500 per annum pro rata ...

15th April 2021 By

Book review: The Rights of Refugees Under International Law by James Hathaway

The second edition of Professor James Hathaway’s The Rights of Refugees Under International Law, to be published on 22 April 2021, is incredibly well-timed. Our government here in the United Kingdom is proposing “off-shore processing” ...

15th April 2021 By

Jobs: director, trustees and advisory panel members, Refugee Legal Support

Refugee Legal Support is recruiting for a director, as well as bringing on board new trustees and advisory panel members. The job description for each role is below, or you can download each one as a separate pdf from the RLS website. 1. Director Job ...

8th April 2021 By

Job ad: head of personal migration and protection, Roelens Solicitors

Head of Personal Migration and Protection: Oxford/London [Merger opportunity] We are a young and dynamic specialist Immigration law firm based in Oxford with strong links to London. We seek a qualified solicitor or barrister with a minimum of three ye ...

1st April 2021 By

Locating fresh starting points in the immigration debate

Emma Harrison recently argued on this site for a “campaigning in the middle ground’’ approach to advocacy. A central element of this position is that we need to be engaging with those who don’t share our agenda. It is not new to suggest th ...

31st March 2021 By

Job ad: immigration/EUSS programme manager, East European Resource Centre

Job details Role Title: Immigration/EUSS Programme Manager  Grade: C  Salary: £32,029 – £35,934 per annum pro rata, depending on experience  Hours: Full time  Contract: Permanent   Location: London  Reports to: Deputy CEO  Background  ...

26th March 2021 By

Jobs: immigration advisor and volunteer coordinator, Praxis

Two new roles here with the charity Praxis, the first closing on 19 March 2021 and the second on 26 March. 1. Hackney Immigration Advisor Location: Remote working and different East London locations  Job Type: 21 hours – Part time FTE 0.6 D ...

9th March 2021 By

Jobs: Legal & Parliamentary Officer and Membership & Information Officer, ILPA

Two different roles here with the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association; do note the different closing dates (24 Feb and 22 Feb respectively). 1. Legal & Parliamentary Officer Job Title: Legal and Parliamentary Officer Start date: April ...

10th February 2021 By

Important report on reform of immigration enforcement

The hostile environment should be reformed by selective repeal of key provisions, addressing Home Office culture and improved routes to regularisation, an influential think tank has found. Beyond the hostile environment, a report released yesterday by ...

10th February 2021 By
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