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Job ad: senior immigration advisor / solicitor, Seraphus

Job ad: senior immigration advisor / solicitor, Seraphus

Vacancy: Senior immigration advisor/solicitor    

Organisation: Seraphus

Salary: Minimum £36,000 per annum – maximum dependent on experience

Location: The vacancy is full-time, five days per week, in London. We support flexible working hours with home-working. While this role will be delivered remotely while public health necessitates it, there is an opportunity for this role to be delivered remotely on a permanent basis. Therefore we encourage applications from anywhere in the UK.

Deadline for receipt of applications: Monday, 08 February 2021 at 11:59 PM

Contact about the role: Christopher Desira, Director, 07708 941 932

About the role and how to apply:

Seraphus is a leading law firm in the area of European citizens’ rights and immigration law. We are seeking to recruit a Senior Caseworker who can join, enhance and contribute to our excellent team. This vacancy will involve an interesting mix of legal advice, casework representation, policy and lobbying work, diplomacy and engagement, as well as pro-bono support to the not-for-profit sector.

The candidate will support our services delivered to the Delegation to the European Union to the United Kingdom for the purposes of protecting the interests and rights of EU citizens and their family members currently living in the UK or moving to the UK in the future. This includes legal and policy advice relating to Brexit, the EU Settlement Scheme and the future immigration system, as well as outreach, monitoring, lobbying, stakeholder engagement and coordination work. We will provide training and mentoring in these areas. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the centre of Brexit and the discussions on the future of European migration, to work with high level diplomats and public servants, and to improve the lives of EU citizens.

The candidate will also assist us in the delivery of complex casework on EU citizens rights as well as range of other immigration matters. This work will be delivered remotely and via a range of online legal services delivered in partnership with Free Movement. The candidate will have strong casework experience and knowledge of UK immigration and EU law. 

In all the work that we do our overarching goal is to pursue a human and rights based approach to law, to support those who need our help, and to further the understanding that migration is a benefit and a right for everyone.

We require the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

To apply, please download and read our Job Description and Personal Specification here and email to recruitment@seraphus.co.uk the following: 

  1. A one page CV, and
  2. a cover letter expressing your interest, explaining how your experience and skills match the role, and your availability

The deadline is Monday, 08 February 2021 at 11:59 PM. Interviews will be scheduled to take place online from Wednesday, 10 February 2021.

Seraphus is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

If you wish to discuss this opportunity please contact Christopher Desira in confidence by email at cdesira@seraphus.co.uk.

The Free Movement blog was founded in 2007 by Colin Yeo, a barrister at Garden Court Chambers specialising in immigration law. The blog provides updates and commentary on immigration and asylum law by a variety of authors.

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