Careers at Taylor Hampton

 

RUSSIAN SPEAKING IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL

Taylor Hampton is looking for a Russian speaking Immigration Paralegal with good academic credentials to support our specialist UK Immigration team in Central London.

Required skills and qualifications:

  • A law degree or equivalent and preferably completion of the LPC or started on a part-time basis
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Fluency in spoken and written Russian would be a bonus
  • Previous experience in immigration law matters as a paralegal/legal assistant/caseworker
  • Competent IT skills and digital technology use
  • Ability to demonstrate a methodical and focused approach with a keen, analytical eye for detail
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, taking instruction easily to meet strict deadlines
  • Self-confidence and an ability to demonstrate initiative while working alone and as part of a team
  • An enthusiastic, proactive and can-do attitude

Legal & admin duties: 

  • Assistance to UK and Australian migration departments
  • Filling out immigration forms
  • Scheduling electronic documents and creating bundles (Ongoing document management / client files)
  • First point of contact for new enquiries (taking clients information, taking notes about their case, passing this on to the fee earner)
  • Drafting new articles for the website and reporting on the latest news
  • Drafting evidence and documents for UK and Australian migration cases
  • Legal research and support to solicitors and other caseworkers
  • Drafting letters (assist with client engagement and cover letters)
  • Handling incoming and outgoing correspondence daily
  • Scanning & photocopying documents for fee earners as and when needed
  • Opening new client matters on system (Open new clients on our financial system, emails and document folders. Making sure we have KYC on all clients)
  • Archiving closed matters (Making sure all documents are uploaded on to system, shredding hardcopy files, keeping a running list of archived matters)
  • Assist with planning events / marketing / updating website

Please apply to nelli.shevchenko@taylorhampton.co.uk with a cover letter and CV.

*Please note that we do not wish to be contacted by recruitment agencies for this advertised position.