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Carter Thomas Solicitors is a leading UK immigration law firm listed in both The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

We act for businesses, education providers and individuals requiring advice on an exciting range of immigration law issues. We offer the full spectrum of immigration services from sponsor licence applications, maintenance and suspension/revocation/civil penalty defence work, to preparing applications for leave to enter or remain such as Tier 1 (Entrepreneur/Investor/Exceptional Talent), Tier 2, ILR, Appendix FM applications, EEA cases, naturalisation, administrative reviews, judicial reviews, etc.

We are a boutique firm committed to promoting equality of opportunities for all regardless of age, disability, gender or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, or sexual orientation. We believe that the best results are achieved by bringing together talented people with complementary expertise and experiences and we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. To ensure that our commitment is never compromised, our values are supported by robust and regularly reviewed Equality and Diversity policies and procedures.

We have the following vacancies to join our dynamic team based at our head office in the modern and vibrant Electric Works building right in the heart of Sheffield’s City Centre. When applying, please submit your CV and cover letter to us directly rather than via an agency.

Positions available (at our head office in Sheffield only):

Part-time Paralegal (potential for Training Contract)

We have a vacancy for a Part-time Paralegal to work in our head office in Sheffield. This role has the potential to lead to a full-time Paralegal position and the opportunity of a Training Contract starting in 2018/19.

Paralegal duties will include:

  • providing legal support as required on client cases;
  • organisation and tracking of client cases and files and maintaining information on relevant expiry dates (visa deadlines, sponsor licence renewals, etc.);
  • proof reading and checking documents for accuracy;
  • undertaking technical and practical legal research including identification, collation, and distribution of information;
  • assisting with the preparation of presentations, client updates and other business development activities and helping to promote the firm generally;
  • obtaining accurate initial information from potential clients;
  • undertaking a range of general office and administrative duties as needed.

Essential skills and experience:

  • LPC;
  • a passion to work in the field of immigration law;
  • hard-working with excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills;
  • excellent written and verbal communication;
  • a good team player who can also work under own initiative;
  • excellent IT and research skills; and
  • a desire to learn and develop a career in immigration law.

We are a small firm committed to promoting equality of opportunities for all regardless of age, disability, gender or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, or sexual orientation. We believe that the best results are achieved by bringing together talented people with complementary expertise and experiences and we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. To ensure that our commitment is never compromised, our values are supported by robust and regularly reviewed Equality and Diversity policies and procedures.

Salary: Living wage
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: Friday 30 June 2017
Please provide a CV and a cover letter explaining your passion for the field of immigration law.

 

Immigration Solicitor
Duties will include:

  • providing UK immigration law advice and assistance to the firm’s individual and corporate clients;
  • the timely invoicing of such work and associated administrative tasks;
  • taking the lead on specific business development and marketing projects;
  • supervising more junior staff members as required; and
  • maintaining appropriate levels of legal knowledge and cascading information as appropriate.

Essential skills and experience:

  • qualified Solicitor with experience in immigration law;
  • passionate about immigration law with a strong desire to learn and develop;
  • strong commercial awareness combined with enthusiasm for business development and marketing;
  • hard-working with excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills;
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • a good team player who is motivated and can work on their own initiative;
  • excellent IT and research skills.

Remuneration: Highly competitive salary and benefits package
Start date: As soon as possible
Job Type: Full-time

 

Senior Immigration Adviser/Caseworker
Duties will include:

  • providing UK immigration law advice and assistance to the firm’s individual and corporate clients;
  • the timely invoicing of such work and associated administrative tasks;
  • taking the lead on specific business development and marketing projects;
  • supervising more junior staff members as required; and
  • maintaining appropriate levels of legal knowledge and cascading information as appropriate.

Essential skills and experience:

  • at least 1 years’ experience advising corporate and/or individual clients in relation to immigration law issues including Tier 2 sponsor licence and Points Based System applications;
  • passionate about immigration law with a strong desire to learn and develop;
  • strong commercial awareness combined with enthusiasm for business development and marketing;
  • hard-working with excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills;
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • a good team player who is motivated and can work on their own initiative;
  • excellent IT and research skills.

We are passionate about helping people to achieve their professional ambitions and this role would be especially suited to a candidate who is seeking to become a lawyer by qualifying as a Chartered Legal Executive (CILEx).

Remuneration: Highly competitive salary and benefits package
Start date: As soon as possible
Job Type: Full-time

 

Immigration Adviser/Caseworker
Duties will include:

  • providing UK immigration law advice and assistance to the firm’s individual and corporate clients;
  • the timely invoicing of such work and associated administrative tasks;
  • participation in general office, financial, business development and marketing activities;
  • supervising more junior staff members as required; and
  • maintaining appropriate levels of legal knowledge and cascading information as appropriate.

Essential skills and experience:

  • experience advising corporate and/or individual clients in relation to immigration law issues including Tier 2 sponsor licence and Points Based System applications;
  • passionate about immigration law with a strong desire to learn and develop;
  • strong commercial awareness combined with enthusiasm for business development and marketing;
  • hard-working with excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills;
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • a good team player who is motivated and can work on their own initiative;
  • excellent IT and research skills.

We are passionate about helping people to achieve their professional ambitions and this role would be especially suited to a candidate who is seeking to become a lawyer by qualifying as a Chartered Legal Executive (CILEx).

Remuneration: Highly competitive salary and benefits package
Start date: As soon as possible
Job Type: Full-time

 

Partners and Consultants
We are always interested to hear from experienced immigration experts who have their own client following and wish to become a partner or consultant. We treat all enquiries about joining us in strict confidence.