Self Employed/Fee Sharing Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme Senior Caseworker/ Solicitor

Self Employed/Fee Sharing Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme Senior Caseworker/ Solicitor

We are seeking to recruit a LAA senior Caseworker/Solicitor to start as soon as possible as a Self Employed lawyer.

The candidate’s responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking matters which the candidate is competent to conduct having due regard to the policies and procedures defined in our Quality Manual relating to Immigration:
  • Arranging appointments and attending new, current and former clients and dealing with their queries including:
  • Obtaining instructions and advising on course(s) of action, length and cost of case (as appropriate);
  • Assessment of client’s financial means and explanation of Public Funding or Private terms and conditions;
  • Attending clients at Courts and/or Detention centres;
  • Drafting and/or dictating correspondence to client, court, solicitors counsel and other third-parties, including Statements, Notices, Applications, and other Legal Forms/Documents
  • Instructing counsel, experts, solicitor advocates or other third-parties, reviewing reports and continued liaison as required;
  • Arranging hearings and conferences;
  • Obtaining and reviewing evidence and statements;
  • Negotiation on clients behalf and, liaison with opponents, judges, etc. to obtain most preferable outcome for clients;
  • Ensuring efficient day-to-day progress of all matters, prioritising work as necessary and keeping the client informed on progress.
  • Filing documents to client files, dealing with closed files and maintaining the firm’s closed file records.
  • Compliance with the firm’s policies and procedures
  • To ensure that all work carried out meets or exceeds the requirements of the LAA’s Standard Contract, the SRA Code of Conduct and meets Quality Mark standards
  • To record all work carried out accurately and appropriately on the firm’s computerised time recording

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Analytical skills
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Legal Skills


  • Immigration Law


  • Preferably a Qualified Solicitor
  • 1 year PQE
  • Completed LPC
  • If you are not a qualified solicitor you should have completed a law degree or equivalent qualification
  • Immigration & Asylum – Senior Caseworker or above

Job Type: Full-time


  • immigration and public law: 1 year (Preferred)

Remuneration – Fee sharing

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