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Book review: My Fourth Time, We Drowned by Sally Hayden

Refugees are in the news. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has provoked one of the largest, fastest and geographically widespread exoduses of recent years. Thousands of Afghans who escaped from their homeland in the aftermath of the Taliban takeover ar ...

5th May 2022 By

Ad: solicitors’ immigration practice for sale

Solicitors’ immigration practice for sale. Turnover c. £100K with high profit margin. No office or staff obligations. Established over 20 years in Central London. Zero claims record. PII: £3,200. A reputation for nationality matters as well as a b ...

28th April 2022 By

Why I made a documentary about the hostile environment (and why you should see it)

The “hostile environment” that has come to define the UK’s approach to immigration policy is by now such a well-known phrase that I wonder if it has lost all meaning.  It was no doubt used as a point of pride by those who popularised th ...

28th April 2022 By

Colin’s refugee law textbook is published today

My textbook on refugee law, imaginatively entitled Refugee Law, is published today. It is aimed principally at undergraduate and graduate students on refugee law courses, or related courses where students need to learn about refugee law and the protec ...

26th April 2022 By

Job ad: head of immigration, Work Rights Centre

The Work Rights Centre is looking for a Head of Immigration to join our ambitious and fast-growing team. We are a charity set up by migrants and for migrants, and as one of few organisations with Russian – Ukrainian speaking staff, we’re at the fo ...

12th April 2022 By

Updated paperback edition of Welcome to Britain published today

The updated paperback edition of my book, Welcome to Britain, is published today. You can order it from your Friendly Local Bookshop (its actually easier to use Google Maps than that website, frankly), directly from the publisher or from well-known in ...

17th March 2022 By

Job ad: immigration caseworker / solicitor, Citizens Advice Bradford & Airedale

Citizens Advice Bradford & Airedale and Bradford Law Centre is a large, busy district organisation based over 3 sites in Bradford and Keighley. If you are highly organised, experienced in delivering targets within a quality assurance framework and ...

23rd February 2022 By

Job ad: coordinator LBTQI women / London and the Southeast, Micro Rainbow

Micro Rainbow is recruiting for a Coordinator LBTQI Women/London and the Southeast who is OISC level 1 accredited. This post has two key areas of responsibility: to champion the issues of LBTQI migrant women within and beyond Micro Rainbow, to ensure ...

14th February 2022 By

Job ad: legal officer, Rainbow Migration

**This position has now been filled** Rainbow Migration are recruiting a Legal Officer to advise and help improve the representation of LGBTQI+ people seeking asylum, and help change the asylum and immigration system to one that treats everyone with c ...

27th January 2022 By

Jobs: immigration paralegals, caseworkers and solicitors, Thompson & Co

Immigration Solicitor/Senior & Advanced IAAS Accredited Caseworker; paralegal with or without IAAS accreditation. Thompson & Co. Solicitors Ltd offers diverse expertise in a wide range of practice areas, including but not limited to immigratio ...

21st January 2022 By

Ad: career opportunities with Fragomen

If you have a drive to help people around the world and to learn and build your career with a truly international firm, then Fragomen is the perfect place. At Fragomen we’re more than just an immigration law firm or consultancy. Working at ...

20th January 2022 By

Jobs: director and immigration advisor, Hackney Migrant Centre

Hackney Migrant Centre is currently recruiting to fill two positions: a Director and an Immigration Advisor. Details of each vacancy can be read below. If you have any questions or would like to discuss either role, please contact us at [email protected] ...

13th January 2022 By

Jobs: policy manager / engagement & participation coordinator, ATLEU

There are two exciting opportunities to join ATLEU, a leading anti-trafficking and human rights charity, in the newly created roles of Policy Manager and Survivor Engagement and Participation Coordinator. Policy Manager We are looking for a dynamic an ...

23rd December 2021 By

Job ad: interim legal director, JCWI

Job title: Interim Legal Director Organisation: JCWI Location: London Deadline for receipt of applications: rolling – interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis, and we are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible. Interviews will ...

17th December 2021 By

Jobs: senior immigration advisors/solicitors, Seraphus

Two Vacancies: Senior Immigration Advisor/Solicitor Organisation:  Seraphus Salary: Minimum £36,000 per annum, maximum starting salary dependent on experience. Hours per week: These vacancies are full-time, five days per week. But for the right ...

15th December 2021 By

Job ad: immigration solicitor / caseworker, David Gray Solicitors

David Gray Solicitors LLP is a leading law firm in the North East of England employing over 80 people. The firm is multi-disciplinary offering over 80 services to clients from our offices in Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields and have been suppor ...

8th December 2021 By

Job ad: legal director, Refugee Legal Support

Legal Director Recruitment brief 1. Job Description We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and committed UK lawyer (solicitor, barrister or immigration caseworker including non-practising) to take on a new role within RLS. We are recruiting for ...

23rd November 2021 By

Job ad: immigration advisor, Hackney Migrant Centre

This is a new role, as investing in in-house legal capacity is a long-term strategic priority for HMC. We have secured funding for three years from Trust for London to employ an Immigration Advisor and have prepared an application to register with OIS ...

3rd November 2021 By

Book review: Immigration Appeals and Remedies Handbook by Symes and Jorro (2nd edition)

Described in the foreword by Upper Tribunal President Peter Lane as “an invaluable work for all who practise in the field of immigration law”, the Immigration Appeals and Remedies Handbook by Mark Symes and Peter Jorro has entered its seco ...

3rd November 2021 By

Job ad: OISC level 2/3 immigration officer, The Race Equality Centre

TREC new post – OISC Level 2/3 Immigration Officer We are looking for a part-time immigration officer for 22.5 hours per week. Consideration will only be given to applications with relevant legal experience. Qualifications needed are OISC level 2/3. ...

1st November 2021 By

The Immigration Act at 50: is it still up to the job?

Today marks a significant date in the immigration lawyer’s calendar: it is 50 years exactly since the Immigration Act 1971 received royal assent. Free Movement staff have planned a party to celebrate the occasion (not).  The 1971 Act is the root of ...

28th October 2021 By

Book review: The Legal Aid Market by Jo Wilding

There are only two things that legal aid lawyers can do to mitigate the losses they inevitably face by undertaking publicly funded advice work: reduce the time they put into each fixed fee case, or reduce the number of legally aided cases they take on ...

28th October 2021 By

Book review: Macdonald’s Immigration Law and Practice (10th edition)

The legendary tome that is Macdonald’s needs no introduction for most immigration lawyers. It is the reference book on immigration law. If you want to know something and Google — or dare I say even Free Movement — fails you, this is ...

22nd October 2021 By

Job ad: open access coordinator and OISC supervisor, Praxis

Open Access Coordinator and OISC Supervisor Location: Office based (Bethnal Green) and remote working Job Type: Full time – 35 hours Duration: Permanent Salary: £35,946 (NJC 28, inclusive of London Weighting for London based post) Deadline: ...

14th October 2021 By

Book review: The Refugee in International Law by Goodwin-Gill and McAdam (4th edition)

The first edition of The Refugee in International Law, written by Guy Goodwin-Gill, was published in 1983 and is considered the birth of modern refugee law. For the third edition in 2007 Goodwin-Gill was joined by Jane McAdam as co-author. The fourth ...

14th October 2021 By

Job ad: immigration solicitor, Islington Law Centre

  We are looking to expand our dynamic Immigration Team. We are seeking an Experienced Immigration Solicitor with a focus on the rights of children and young people. Islington Law Centre has a highly regarded Immigration Team. We are a category 1 ...

11th October 2021 By

Jobs: immigration solicitor / caseworker and trainee solicitor, Carter Thomas

Carter Thomas Solicitors is a leading UK immigration law firm listed in both The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. The firm also appeared in the Times Best Law Firms. We act for businesses, education providers and individuals requiring advice on an ...

6th October 2021 By

Job ad: immigration casework supervisor, Afghan Pro Bono Initiative (deadline extended)

Immigration casework supervisor — recruitment brief 1. Job Description  Refugee Legal Support (RLS) and Safe Passage International (SPI) are looking to recruit two immigration casework supervisors to deliver direct immigration casework, to train an ...

28th September 2021 By

Job ads: personal immigration lawyer, trainee solicitor and paralegal, OTB Legal

Personal immigration lawyer / trainee solicitor / paralegal, OTB Legal Location: Creative House, Unit 1 Chase Park, Daleside Road, Nottingham, NG2 4GT. 1 mile from Nottingham City Centre. Deadline for receipt of applications: 08/10/2021 for the Lawyer ...

27th September 2021 By

Job ad: Legal and Policy Director, Rainbow Migration

Updated on August 2021 version with change of one essential criterion from ‘necessary’ to ‘advantageous’ Rainbow Migration, the leading UK charity dedicated to supporting LGBTQI+ people through the asylum and immigration system, is recruiting ...

20th September 2021 By

Job ad: solicitor / caseworker / barrister, Migrants’ Law Project

Migrants’ Law Project (MLP) Solicitor/Caseworker/Barrister Salary Band £34,986 – £38,404A salary of up to £44,373 may be considered for those at Supervisor level with high levels of experience and expertise  We are seeking a solicitor/case ...

14th September 2021 By

How to get your first job in immigration law

I’m a partner at Fragomen and we work in every bit of immigration, other than asylum. That means helping skilled people, entrepreneurs, families and others move to or stay in the UK, including pro bono support for vulnerable people who can’t affor ...

10th August 2021 By

Job ad: professional support lawyer, East Midlands Strategic Migration Partnership

Professional Support Lawyer – Immigration (Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children and Refugees) East Midlands Strategic Migration Partnership (EMSMP) Grade J £45,859 (annual pay increase pending) 37 hours per week Fixed term: two years  (with poten ...

3rd August 2021 By

Job ad: immigration advice manager and senior immigration adviser, Settled

Settled has vacancies for 2 immigration advisers interested in setting up new services for EU citizens in Scotland and North West England.  The deadline for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme has just passed — now the real work begins ...

16th July 2021 By

Book review: The Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law, edited by Costello, Foster and McAdam

The Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law, edited by Cathryn Costello, Michelle Foster and Jane McAdam and published in June 2021, is a massive book in every sense. Some five years in the making, running to 1,258 pages, consisting of 65 chapter ...

15th July 2021 By

Job ad: immigration caseworkers, UK Migration Lawyers

UK Migration Lawyers is excited to be seeking two immigration caseworkers to join its Birmingham based team. We are seeking candidates with strong immigration law experience who are passionate, driven, organised, self-motivated and who want to show th ...

9th July 2021 By

Job ad: lawyer, Safe Passage

Lawyer £28,000 – 34,000 per annum (depending on experience) Permanent, Full-Time (37.5 hrs per week) OR part-time 80% FTE Member of the UK Legal and Arrivals Team London office (currently working remotely due to Covid-19 restrictions) Reporting ...

2nd July 2021 By

Jobs: solicitors, caseworkers, paralegals and training contracts, BHD Solicitors

Job advertisement – June 2021 Immigration Solicitors/Senior & Advanced IAAS Accredited Caseworkers and paralegals with or without IAAS accreditation Training Contracts Available Barnes Harrild & Dyer Solicitors is a leading law firm special ...

21st June 2021 By

Job ad: corporate immigration specialist, ebl miller rosenfalck

Corporate immigration specialist  An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced corporate immigration solicitor to join our immigration team at ebl miller rosenfalck.  International is in our firm’s DNA. We act for a broad range of clients ...

14th June 2021 By

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