Luton Law Centre is seeking an experienced IAAS Level 2 or above Immigration and Asylum Solicitor to join their small, friendly team.
Ideally, the postholders will have LAA Supervisor status, but the Law Centre is prepared to support the right candidate to achieve this status.
Applicants should have a minimum of three years’ experience of Immigration and Asylum law.
This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic solicitor to join the Law Centre team. They are looking for an individual who is fired by their ambition to assist people in need, and who shares the Law Centre's values. The successful applicant must be willing to work hard, be imaginative, flexible, willing to extend their current skill set and, above all, want to make a difference.
The Law Centre
Luton Law Centre was formed in 1989. Since then, it has provided members of the local community with specialist legal advice. It is made up of a small team of committed and passionate social welfare lawyers and caseworkers. It is also part of the Law Centre Network, which as a movement specialises in providing advice, casework and representation to the most disadvantaged members in the community.
The Law Centre runs a wide range of immigration and asylum cases covered by Legal Aid, as well as fixed-fee immigration advice and casework. Its immigration solicitors also provide advice through the Law Centre's specialist telephone advice line on a rota basis. They are also taking part in a joint Law Centres’ EU Settled Status Complex Cases Project.
The successful applicant
The post-holder will form an integral part of the team that delivers our immigration and asylum Legal Aid Agency contract, participating in the rota to provide advice through our specialist telephone advice line, delivering fixed fee advice and casework, LAA casework, and first and second tier support under the EU Settled Status Complex Cases Project.
The Law Centre is seeking candidates who can offer 35 work hours per week. It is open to a jobshare and/or a certain degree of flexibility. Applicants should have a minimum of three years' experience of Immigration and Asylum law and have IAAS Level 2. We are also interested in candidates who have LAA Supervisor Status, or are able to achieve this within a reasonable timeframe.
The salary offered for this post is £30,000 - £32,000 p.a. depending on experience and qualifications.
The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday, 23 September 2019. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 30 September 2019. If you are not available on these dates, please specify it in your application.