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Legal 500 says that we have the “…ethical positioning and moral commitment of a standard civil liberties practice with the quality of the Magic Circle”, while Chambers say that “the principles and heart of this firm make it stand out from the crowd.”

The role will consist of assisting the team with case preparation, including legal research, client liaison, drafting statements, processing evidence, collating and ordering documentation evidence, attending conferences and court, and assisting with legal aid applications Much of the work will involve asylum / human rights applications and appeal preparation, in particular for publicly funded clients.

  • At least 1 year’s immigration law experience;
  • Experience of public funded work and legal aid processes;
  • Accreditation through the Law Society’s IAAS as Caseworker Assistant required – Senior Caseworker level would be an advantage.

You will also need to:

  • be highly motivated, proactive, self-servicing, enthusiastic,
  • have excellent communication, organisation and administrative skills,
  • have a flexible and professional attitude,
  • be able to work on confidential matters and under pressure together with a keen eye for detail.

In order to be able to work fully within the team, the post holder will be expected to be accredited at Senior Caseworker (or able to achieve Senior Caseworker accreditation quickly) within the Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme. At a minimum, the post holder will have to be accredited as a Caseworker Assistant before commencing employment and any offer of employment will be subject to this requirement.

You will also have to undergo an enhanced DBS check. 

If you would like to discuss the role, please contact Roberta Haslam (roberta.haslam@bindmans.com) or Liz Barratt (liz.barratt@bindmans.com) in the immigration team.

Bindmans LLP is an equal opportunities employer, committed to increasing diversity in our firm and our wider profession.  Applications from candidates who are BME, have a disability or who are from a less privileged background are particularly encouraged.

Please view the role’s job description and person specification in the downloadable files.

If you are interested in applying please complete the recruitment pack. Completed recruitment packs should be emailed to recruitment@bindmans.com, quoting the vacancy reference number.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted for this role.

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