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Job ad: Immigration Caseworker / Solicitor, ATLEU

Post: Immigration caseworker / solicitor Reports to: Immigration supervisor Salary: £21,000 to £27,000 p/a (depending on experience and level of accreditation) Hours: 35 hours per week Leave: 28 days including bank holidays Location: Sheffield (with ...

25th July 2019 By

I advise investment visa clients. Channel 4’s undercover investigation was all too familiar

“I have a client,” said the tax lawyer with splayed finger tips connected, “and this client may or may not have deposited half a million pounds into a bank account in the Cayman Islands in the 1980s”. The room erupted with hearty laughs an ...

24th July 2019 By

Job ad: Senior Lawyer (Solicitor/Barrister), Safe Passage

Do you want to help child refugees access safe, legal routes to sanctuary? Do you want to join a ground-breaking, determined and compassionate charity that is leading the fight for child refugees caught in limbo in Europe and elsewhere? Safe Passage i ...

5th July 2019 By

How Twitter reacted to the BBC’s immigration law documentary

Last night the BBC concluded its three-part documentary about immigration lawyers and their clients, Who Should Get to Stay in the UK?. The series followed a variety of visa applicants and asylum seekers on their journey through the UK’s immigra ...

28th June 2019 By

Job ad: Head of Legal Protection, Helen Bamber Foundation

JOB TITLE: Head of Legal Protection  CONTRACT: Sabbatical Cover (10 months cover; full-time 37.5 hours per week) SALARY: £45,000 p.a.   BENEFITS: 22.5 days holiday, plus 4% matched pension contribution LOCATION: Camden, Central London ...

28th June 2019 By

Job ad: Public Law Solicitor and Training Lead, ATLEU

Post: Public or Immigration Law Solicitor and Training Lead Reports to: Head of Legal PracticeSalary: circa £33,000 p/a (depending on experience)                5% employer pension contributionHours: 35 hours per week (flexible or part-time w ...

20th June 2019 By

100 years of remembrance: Robert Graves and his neurasthenia

Back in 2012, I started what has become a tradition of posting remembrance poems linked to trauma. While most of us lawyers know nothing of war personally, many of our refugee clients have passed through something like it. The resulting trauma carries ...

11th November 2018 By

Job ad: trainee solicitor, Carter Thomas

Carter Thomas Solicitors is a leading UK immigration law firm listed in both The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. We act for businesses, education providers and individuals requiring advice on an exciting range of immigration law issues. We offer ...

20th September 2018 By

Job ad: legal officer, UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group

  FULL- OR PART-TIME LEGAL OFFICER We have an exciting opportunity to advance the rights of LGBTQI+ asylum seekers and refugees! We are recruiting a legal officer to help improve the representation of LGBTQI+ asylum seekers and create change with ...

5th September 2018 By

Job ad: Hackney Community Law Centre seeks Immigration and Public Law Solicitor

HACKNEY COMMUNITY LAW CENTRE seeks Immigration and Public Law Solicitor: salary negotiable Key duties: Must be IAAS accredited at Level 2 Senior Caseworker Level and also hold Supervisor status. Provide a specialist asylum and immigration advice, ca ...

7th August 2018 By

Looking after the mental health of immigration practitioners

As we reach the end of Mental Health Awareness Week, it seems like a good time to reflect on the impact that the current immigration system can have on the mental health not only of migrants, but also their legal representatives. We regularly hear of ...

18th May 2018 By

Job ad: Legal Officer, Freedom from Torture

Role: Legal officer Contract: Permanent Location: Manchester Part-Time: 14 hours per week Salary: £13,590 p.a. pro-rata (full-time equivalent salary £33,975) plus generous holiday entitlement, pension scheme and group life assurance Job Ref: R19 Si ...

19th April 2018 By

Book review: Unity in Adversity: EU citizenship, social justice and the cautionary tale of the UK by Charlotte O’Brien

We are told repeatedly by UK politicians that EU citizenship is too expansive; it confers too many rights to encourage too much freedom of movement to too many people. This is why The British People voted to leave in the 2016 referendum, we are told. ...

16th April 2018 By

Job ad: Katani & Co Solicitors

Owing to continued and steady growth we are seeking to recruit an experienced immigration law solicitor. Whilst we will give due consideration to applicants from all levels of experience, we would particularly be interested to hear from practitioners ...

19th February 2018 By

Job ad: Westkin Associates

  Job Summary A boutique immigration law firm based in the heart of London’s Mayfair is currently looking for an experienced immigration lawyer. Applicants must hold level 1 OISC / LSC accreditation or better and/or be actively working towa ...

9th February 2018 By

Job ad: A Y & J Solicitors

Immigration Solicitor £30,000 — £50,000 pa depending on experience — Full-time, Permanent We offer the right candidate the possibility of developing skills and career progression. You will get to work on various and challenging immigration cases ...

22nd January 2018 By

Job ad: Solicitor – Immigration at Drummond Miller LLP

Job Title: Solicitor – Immigration (NQ – 2 years PQE) Organisation: Drummond Miller LLP Website: www.drummondmiller.co.uk Location: City Centre, Glasgow Deadline for Applications: 26th January 2018 Salary: Competitive Contact: Sam Leek Due ...

15th January 2018 By

Job ad: UK Migration Lawyers – private immigration barristers/solicitors

Private immigration barristers/solicitors Salary: £35,000-£40,000/starting per annum Location: Hall Green, City and Borough of Birmingham Company: UK Migration Lawyers Ltd Description We are looking to recruit two senior Immigration Barristers and / ...

5th January 2018 By

An immigration lawyer reviews Paddington 2: life in the hostile environment

Warning: contains spoilers. And information about the plot too. Let me say at the outset that Paddington 2 is a deeply unrealistic film. As a Paddington fan and father of two young children I had no problem suspending my disbelief to allow for a talki ...

13th November 2017 By

New ebook now available: Naturalising as a British citizen

Our new ebook guide Naturalising as a British citizen is now available for purchase for £9.99 (free for Free Movement members). For most people, an application for naturalisation is something they can complete on their own. This ebook helps individua ...

19th October 2017 By

ILPA annual free movement seminar: report

What can immigration lawyers do when immigration law is uncertain? This was not, admittedly, the advertised theme of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association annual seminar on free movement, which took place on 4 October. But the enervatin ...

12th October 2017 By

Book review: The Making of an Immigration Judge by James Hanratty RD

James Hanratty RD, known as a compassionate and sometimes rather unconventional judge, will be a familiar name and indeed face to any London-based barrister specialising in immigration work. I for one was relieved rather than panicked when I would see ...

11th October 2017 By

Book review: A Guide to the Immigration Act 2016 by Alison Harvey and Zoe Harper

If you want to look up how the Immigration Act 2016 works in practice, A Guide to the Immigration Act 2016 by Alison Harvey and Zoe Harper is the definitive guide to the legislation. More comprehensive than my own introductory ebook to the Act, ...

6th October 2017 By

Job ad: UK Migration Lawyers – Immigration barristers and caseworkers required

  IMMIGRATION BARRISTERS AND CASEWORKERS REQUIRED UK Migration Lawyers is excited to be seeking to recruit two Immigration barristers and / or caseworkers to join its Birmingham based team on a fixed term contract. We are seeking candidates with ...

3rd October 2017 By

Glasgow Brexitcon: report

Last week was Glasgow Brexitcon (don’t worry, no-one but me is calling it that), a whole day conference in Glasgow dedicated to the immigration aspects of Brexit. The idea and organisation was all the work of the wonderful Bilaal Shabbir of MBS ...

12th September 2017 By

Job Ad: Westkin Associates

SENIOR IMMIGRATION LAWYER/CASEWORKER Organisation: WESTKIN Associates website: www.westkinassociates.com Location: Mayfair, central london deadline: ONGOING SALARY: Dependent on experience and ability (circa 80,000 plus plus inclusive of and subject t ...

4th September 2017 By