Barnes Harrild & Dyer Solicitors (London) – IAAS Accredited Immigration Lawyers, Accredited Caseworkers, Trainee Solicitors & Opportunities for Paralegals Seeking Accreditation

Barnes Harrild & Dyer Solicitors are a leading firm specialising in public law, Immigration, Asylum & Human Rights law and recognised by Legal 500. Our team of lawyers are second to none, committed to their work and recognised as leaders in the field. Our public law department is based in the City of London.

We hold LAA contracts in immigration, asylum, public law, and detained casework at Immigration Removal Centres. We act in asylum cases for minors and adults, victims of trafficking, detained clients, unlawful detention claims, fresh asylum claims, human rights claims, judicial review, and non-asylum work conducted under Exceptional Case Funding.

The positions are open to all levels of applicant as caseloads and responsibilities are determined according to experience and capability.

Solicitors / legal executives

The minimum requirements are to hold level 2 or 3 of the SRA Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme. The salary range is £35,000 – £50,000 depending on qualification, and experience and associated billing targets. A performance related bonus scheme applies.

These positions represent great opportunities to work on a variety of cases including public law challenges, such as our current challenge against the Home Office’s Rwanda policy which is a highly publicised case, in which we secured injunctions for two of our clients who were on the flight and the litigation is now continuing through the court system.

Paralegal accredited caseworkers

Exciting positions exist if you are not legally qualified. The minimum requirements are to hold any level of the SRA Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme. The salary for these positions range from £18,000 to £30,000 depending on accreditation level, experience and associated billing targets.

Paralegals seeking accreditation

Exciting opportunities exist for applicants with law degrees or a genuine interest in asylum law, to apply to be trainee caseworkers. We will support you by securing your trainee caseworker accreditation and you will work under the supervision of our experienced lawyers on a development plan to level 2 senior caseworker status which will allow you to progress within the firm.

We are an equal opportunities practice who believe in providing a supportive and family like working environment.

Please ensure you highlight in the subject header whether you are applying within our public law department or our immigration department.

Please send your CV to the firm’s practice manager Suitable candidates will be invited for an interview. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The deadline for applications is 5pm, Monday, 28th November 2022.