Secretary of Paralegal

This role requires writing and editing legal briefs, motions, and memoranda on various immigration issues.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for crafting high-quality legal briefs, motions, and memoranda on various immigration issues. We want to hear from you if you’re passionate about the law and have a keen eye for passion and attention to detail.

SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Your responsibilities will include:

Analyzing issues and the raw materials that can be used for clients’ cases.

Organizing them so that they can be written about.

Producing the first draft.

Rewriting through several other drafts until the final product is achieved in a persuasive mode that demonstrates writing as an advocate; ensure the analysis leads to a clear answer and make it easy for your audience to agree.

Essential Functions:

Maintain a prompt system for the timely filing of extensions, petitions, and applications.

Draft applications and petitions for filing Immigration cases and developing client support letters according to the queue.

Coordinate filing of applications and petitions.

Draft letters and affidavits supporting applications and petitions.

Evaluate and organize documents supporting applications and petitions.

Research immigrant and nonimmigrant visa alternatives.

Function as a liaison between clients’ cases and caseworkers/lawyers.

Speaks to the clients whenever needed, clarifying doubts about the questionnaire or reviewing the support letters.

Informs Lawyers/Supervisor about critical issues that need special attention, ex.: deadlines, demanding clients, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred J.D. and L.L.B /CILEX/PARALEGAL/GDL/L.L.M. degrees or related degrees are mandatory.

Experience using word/excel/PowerPoint/outlook/Case management system processing and exemplary writing skills that can advocate for a cause.

Fluency in English is mandatory.

A Paralegal Certificate will be considered a plus.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

Excel in writing skills, with a persuasive mode that demonstrates writing as an advocate; make sure the analysis leads to a clear answer and must make it easy for your audience to agree on

A detail-oriented person with strong organizational skills.

Good communication, customer service, and writing skills are required, as is the ability to be a self-starter that works independently or within a team.

Strong project planning and time management skills.

Strong analytical, research, and problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Start date: immediately. Typical workdays are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Location: The position is based in London, UK, on-site, and our client provides no relocation assistance.

Dress Code: Business attire is mandatory; most meetings are video calls.

This job description is a general outline of the key responsibilities and qualifications for the position. It is subject to change based on the firm’s needs and the evolving landscape of immigration law.

Expected Annual Compensation range: £15,000 to £20,000. At will contract, with 90 days of probation experience.

The number of positions: 1 (one) position.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

We only contact candidates that meet the minimum with the required qualifications.

Applicants must attach a resume in PDF format, clearly showing the required licenses and experiences. Email your resume and cover letter in PDF format to HR@HAYMANWOODWARD.COM, referencing ” Secretary of Paralegal”, attention: Ana Paula Montanha, Managing Partner and Co-Founder.

Please note that we cannot accept current clients due to compliance rules and regulations. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired must verify identity and eligibility to work in the UK and complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

APPROVALS

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