Immigration Solicitor Vacancy
About the Role
We are looking for a Senior Immigration Solicitor to join the Employment team. We are looking for someone who has an established following and current case load and has a proven track record of generating new work.
This is a new discipline for the Firm and this role will be key in developing and expanding upon our international work and partnerships.
Ideally you will have 5 years+ PQE and be able to work unsupervised although there will be support from the wider team and Team Leader. You will have a commercial approach, be good at working to deadlines and be able to demonstrate excellent file management and client care.
The role is based in the Employment team; however we are looking for someone who is at ease working across disciplines. For example, we envisage there will be opportunities for cross referral and support work with our Corporate & Commercial team.
You will be a confident person with excellent communication skills who is at ease when dealing with clients; ensuring that each client receives an excellent level of service.
You will have the ability to manage your workload, managing a number of complex cases at any one time. You will also have an excellent eye for detail and the desire to get things right first time.
You will have a willingness and aptitude to get involved in the team/firm’s marketing and business development activities e.g. attending social and networking events.
About the Team
Our highly regarded Employment team has an enviable reputation and is highly ranked in the independent legal guide The Legal 500. The team specialises in all areas of employment law and has a strong client base.
Head of Department, Helen Watson is an experienced advocate and accredited mediator with extensive experience in all aspects of both contentious and non contentious employment law.
About Aaron & Partners LLP
We are a highly reputable law firm with offices in Chester and Shrewsbury and more than 20 recommendations from the two main independent legal directories, Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.
We pride ourselves on providing high quality, results focused legal advice through a dedicated partner-led service. Much of the work we undertake is ‘bespoke’, requiring unique solutions to unique problems and a breadth of commercial understanding and appreciation.
The firm positively encourages solicitors at all levels to take on as much responsibility as they are comfortable with. We want individuals who are keen to build and broaden their technical abilities, whilst at the same time developing client-facing and marketing skills.
The firm is growing, ambitious and constantly evolving and we expect the same from our employees.
Hours of work & Benefits
This position can be based at either our Chester or Shrewsbury office. There would need to be the flexibility to work out of both offices as and when needed.
Ideally this position will be filled on a full time basis however we will consider applications from those who are looking for part time hours (minimum 30 hours per week).
We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including:
- 26 days annual leave increasing with long service
- Enhanced pension
- Healthcare scheme
- Death in service benefit (4 x annual salary)
- And more!
We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally and without discrimination.
As a firm we proactively promote a positive working environment and “The A&P Way”
If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity, please send your CV, along with a covering letter to Kate Robertson by email to:
[email protected] or by post to 5-7 Grosvenor Court, Foregate Street, Chester, CH1 1HG.