Corporate Immigration Senior Associate

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Location London , London
Sector Legal
Salary £100,000 - £150,000 Per Annum
Type Permanent
Consultant Sarah Beard
Ref 59294

A really unique opportunity for a Corporate Immigration Senior Associate has arisen with a US law firm in the City of London. They require an experienced lawyer ideally with at least 6 years PQE (no upper limit). Despite the current climate this firm are in a very strong position with a considerable amount of new work coming through from an impressive portfolio of quality international corporate clients.

This role would be perfect for an experienced, ambitious Corporate Immigration Senior Associate perhaps looking to move on because they are experiencing a ceiling in their current firm with little opportunities to progress further.

The team have had a recent influx of new work and need a confident self starter to come in and run with this. The work is there, they just need the right individual to come in and spearhead this department for the firm. This is a rare opportunity that comes with fantastic progression to Partnership and a chance to raise your profile with a global US law firm.

The culture within this firm is highly unusual compared with other US firms. They are inclusive, supportive and the firm has a real family feel. Whilst they offer a market leading salary package, outstanding benefits and bonus, they also have a flexible agile working policy and very reasonable work life balance (target hours approx. 1600 hours per year which would qualify for bonus)

The Role:

This growing Legal 500 recognised Immigration team are well regarded for their work in Corporate Immigration and the firm are recognised for their inclusive, collegiate culture and entrepreneurial approach.

The work will include working on sponsorship licenses (Tier 2, Tier 2 ICT, Tier 5), visa for investors and entrepreneurs, extension of stay and settlements, advising and keeping abreast of immigration issues affecting the UK, visas for dependants, entry clearance, dealing with the immigration aspects of takeovers and mergers and assisting with large scale audits in the workplace. This is not an exhaustive list, the role will be varied and indepth.

This is an opportunity for someone who thrives on the opportunity to build a practice and make the most of this considerable opportunity. The work and clients is already there, and therefore the role comes with a fast track to Partnership for the right individual.

The firm have a range of excellent benefits including enhanced paternity leave and maternity leave plus other excellent benefits including an unrivalled pension scheme. Benefits are always being reviewed to ensure constant improvement and to be competitive within the London market.

The firm champion women in the workplace and constantly pioneer initiatives across the firm ensure they continue to be a leader in ensuring equality and diversity. They are not “clock watchers”. Billable hours are very reasonable and their lawyers in London enjoy great work life balance.


  • Experienced Corporate Immigration Senior Associate
  • Minimum 6 years PQE +
  • Ideally experience working in an international firm environment
  • Must have an entrepreneurial spirit and a “self starter” attitude
  • Very strong business development and networking skills
  • Excellent academics
  • Must be comfortable working with complete autonomy and ability to mentor and support junior team members

Apply now to be considered for this standout opportunity in London. Alternatively, please contact the agent for a confidential discussion about the role.