Immigration Associate
London, GB
3d ago

Job Description

Associate (UK Inbound)

About us :

Fragomen is the world’s leading single-focus provider of immigration guidance and support, backed by the best resources in the immigration services industry.

The firm has more than 50 offices and over 4,000 employees located in key commercial centers throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific.

Fragomen offers immigration support in more than 170 countries.

The firm is structured to support all aspects of immigration, including strategic planning, compliance, government relations, reporting, and case management and processing.

We represent a broad client base ranging from individuals and emerging businesses to many of the world’s leading multinational corporations.

About the role :

The role is an opportunity to work directly with a broad range of corporate clients, from large international corporations, to SMEs, across a variety of sectors.

The client list includes everything from established house hold names to disruptive start ups, offering a full spectrum of immigration needs and a real opportunity to exercise strategic thinking.

You will be predominantly engaged in transactional work, including advising on, preparing and submitting visa applications, and will also be expected to advise clients on all aspects of UK immigration, including right to work and compliance.

Our clients value partnership so place a real focus on establishing close working relationships where we function as an extension of their team.

You will have the support of Senior Associates / Managers as well as administrative support for your day-to-day caseload.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to participate in business development activities and be involved in wider Firm initiatives (including government liaison and pro bono work.)

Other key responsibilities will include :

  • Acts as key point of contact on client accounts, providing legal and strategic advice, with senior associate / manager support as needed
  • Managing and developing client relationships, with senior associate / manager support as needed
  • Legal research as required
  • Maintaining a full caseload in an organise and efficient manner while adhering to deadlines
  • Participation as required in client reviews; preparation of reports and meetings and involvement in presentations and training
  • Leadership and training with junior colleagues
  • Responsible for billing / WIP reports
  • About you :

    The successful applicant for this role will have UK Inbound immigration experience and will likely, though not necessarily, be UK qualified.

    The ideal candidate will have experience in advising on corporate immigration matters, with a particular focus on sponsored work visas.

    You will be proactive and highly organised with a strong client-facing background. Attention to detail is key, as is the ability to work autonomously, as well as collaboratively as part of the team.

    Also required :

  • Confident advising client stakeholders and developing business
  • Strong technical capabilities
  • Accuracy
  • The ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Adaptability is important
  • You will ideally be a self-starter with resilience and strong commercial acumen
  • A positive outlook and a solutions-driven focus is crucial
  • Fragomen in London :

    Our London office is based in the heart of the City, located within a short walk of numerous tube stations. The office has over 200 people working collaboratively and creating a dynamic, positive environment.

    We also like to be social; holding monthly drinks in the office and having take-aways delivered that are chosen by our Employee of the Month.

    Our Employee Wellbeing scheme sees us offer great opportunities for everyone at Fragomen to get involved in a variety of activities and initiatives both inside and outside of the office.

    These range from nutrition talks and cooking courses, to running clubs and film nights.

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