Careers at OTS Solicitors

Senior immigration Solicitor 

PQE:4-6 Years
Hours of Work:Full Time(9am to 5.30pm) (Monday to Friday) (37.5 hours)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chancery Lane Office
Purpose of Role:Responsible for the provision of comprehensive legal advice and assistance in all matters of Immigrationand other areas of specialism and competence.
Deadline: 15 November 2018

Duties of Role:

As an immigration Solicitor, you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following: 

Advising and applying for all types of immigration work including, but not limited to advising High-Net-Worth individualsand Corporate clients on points basedcases such as Tier 1 Investor, entrepreneur, Graduate entrepreneur and Exceptional Talent/Promise visas, Sole Representative visas, Sponsor License applications and Sponsor Compliance in Tier 2, 4 and 5 categories and applications under Tier 2, 4 and 5 categories. Advising and applying for all typesofVisitors, Asylum work, Spouse/unmarried partners, EEA and family members, Long Residence, indefinite leave to remain in all categories, Nationality, Adult Dependent, deportation and Children cases.

Preparing bespoke submissions and cover letters to assist the client’s applications from within the UK or at Entry Clearance Posts overseas or Premium Service Centers in the UK
Liaising with UKVI over the telephone and keeping clients informed of the progress of their application.

Advising on and preparing Administrative Reviews, judicial reviews and Appeal

Keeping up to date with changes to UKVI policies and procedures and cascading knowledge as appropriate.

Developing new business relationships in order toassist the growth of the practice 
Coaching and mentoring team members 
Experience and confidence in delivering training internally and externally 
Writing articles and taking part in other business development and marketing activities 
Meeting Billing targets for yourself and your team
Other administrative duties


The Person 

To be successful, youwill have the following skills and experience: 

Educated to degree level in Law
A qualified Solicitor with at least 4-6 years' PQE in Immigration Law
Abilityto advise corporateclients
Strong business acumen, in particular when dealing with Tier 2 employer clients, and HNW entrepreneur and Investor clients 
Ability to develop new business relationships from scratch including cross-selling to existing clients 
Ability to convert initial enquiries into instructions
Ability to handle complex cases with confidence, knowledge and enthusiasm
Ability to manage their own workload from inception to completion
Previous coaching andmentoring experience 
Ability to lead, manage, supervise and grow a team
Meetbilling targets

Good knowledge of Employment law
Level 2 IAAS Accreditation
Client following  

immigration [All types of Entry Clearance Visas, Further Leave To Remain and ILR]
Appeals [All types of Appeals at First Tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal]
judicial review
PBS [Tier 1 Investor and Entrepreneur Visa, Tier 2, Tier 4, Sponsorship Licenses]
EU Law [Residence Application, Family Permit, Settlement]
Asylum [Pre-Asylum interview, Interview attendance, Fresh Claims]
human rights [Article 8 and Article 3 Applications and Long residence]
Nationality law [Naturalisation application, UK Ancestry, British Passport]
Job Type: Full-time