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As one of the leading sports and media law practices in the country, we welcome approaches from top level, highly skilled people who understand our values and feel that they’d bring something to our growing team. If you’d like to work with us, please contact us with your CV and we will be in touch.

Vacancies

Immigration Solicitor

Centrefield is expanding and we are looking to recruit an immigration solicitor to join the team in Manchester. We are looking for a highly motivated, hard-working and personable individual with excellent people skills. You will be joining a successful and progressive team, handling a wide range of immigration matters for the world’s leading sports and media clients.

The Role:

  • Work with industry experts in the market-leading firm;
  • Be involved in a varied caseload coupled with a unique opportunity to grow the immigration work in a dedicated environment;
  • Chance to build on experience and skills through a rare opportunity to have a day to day involvement in a sought-after sector;
  • Casework personal and business immigration cases, with a particular focus on applications under the work routes of the Points Based System;
  • Provide advice to clients on Home Office sponsorship rules and the use of the sponsor management system;
  • Advise clients on settlement and British citizenship applications;
  • Keep up to date on changes to Home Office policies / procedures;
  • Provide updates to clients;
  • Actively participate in business development, driving new firm initiatives.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Legally qualified;
  • Excellent academics required;
  • Good experience working on a variety of visa / immigration cases and a good working knowledge of the Immigration Rules;
  • Experience advising on sports-related cases desirable;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues;
  • Ability to think and plan strategically;
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and be able to work flexibly as some evening and weekend work may be required;
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills;
  • Work with honesty, integrity and be culturally sensitive;
  • Language skills preferable;
  • Eligible to work in the UK.

Benefits:

  • Advising on some of the most high profile cases in world sport
  • Rare opportunity to work within a highly desired sector, with a top rated firm in Chambers and Legal 500 dedicated solely to sport and media
  • Chance to work with some of the largest organisations and clubs in the sector and with some world-renowned athletes
  • Joining a friendly and supportive team
  • Flexible working opportunities

If you match the above description and have been looking for an opportunity to arise at a market-leading firm, this opportunity is for you.

Application process

Please send a detailed application explaining why you would be suitable for the role and also include your CV by email to careers@centrefield.law or by post to Recruitment Partner, Centrefield LLP, 7 Constance Street, Knott Mill, Manchester M15 4JQ.

Please include the following reference on your application: IMM 21

Centrefield is an Equal Opportunities organisation.