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Immigration Solicitor

Salary: £33,000 – £38,000 per annum depending on post qualification experience.

Working hours: 35 per week
Benefits include 30 days annual leave and flexible working
Location: Hammersmith (Piccadilly Line, Hammersmith and City and District Lines tubes and National rail.
Contract length: Permanent
We are looking for a solicitor with at least at least three years’ experience in immigration, nationality and asylum casework who is accredited as a Supervisor at level 2 in the Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme. This is an interesting and challenging job in a specialist area of law, which will give the right person an exciting opportunity to work in well-established law centre.

If appointed, you will be responsible for carrying out a range of complex immigration, nationality and asylum casework at all levels, including appeals and judicial reviews in Tribunals and the higher courts. Experience working to LAA contract standards essential. You will also be required to attend 3 advice clinics per month and maintain collaborative relationship with our current partners as well as supervising volunteers.

Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all candidates who meet the person specification regardless of age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or race. We have a 40 year history of providing an excellent service to the local community. We have Legal Aid contracts and grant funding which enables us to carry our work no longer in scope. As this post is part-funded by grant applications, the billable target is reduced to one and a half times your salary, allowing you a degree of flexibility to develop Immigration work and outreach projects.

Further details and an application pack are available by emailing: reception@hflaw.org.uk
Closing date: 14 February 2020
Interviews: week starting: 17th February 2020