Job ad: immigration solicitor and immigration consultant, Truth Legal

Thriving Immigration Department Seeks Additions to Support Continued Growth and Success Vacancies: Immigration Solicitor and Immigration Consultant About Us Based in Leeds and Harrogate, Truth Legal prides itself on being an ethical and affordable law ...

19th May 2022 By

Revised rules for First-tier Tribunal appeals

There is a new Practice Direction and a new Practice Statement for the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber). Both were published yesterday and replace previous versions that applied to both the First-tier and Upper immigration tribunal ...

17th May 2022 By

When is the Nationality and Borders Act 2022 coming into force?

The Nationality and Borders Act 2022 was signed into law on 28 April 2022. But there is a difference between a law being “on the statute books” after being passed by Parliament and it actually being “in force”. Most of the 2022 ...

17th 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

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

Anonymity orders in First-tier Tribunal and Court of Appeal immigration cases

Further to the recent update to Upper Tribunal anonymity rules, we now have fresh guidance on the issue from the First-tier Tribunal and Court of Appeal. President Clements’s note contains this important passage: 10. There is a need for caution ...

28th March 2022 By

Can Ukrainians take refuge in the UK? The Ukraine Family Scheme and other routes

The Home Office has put in place or announced some immigration concessions and special visa schemes in response to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. This includes the very important Ukraine Family Scheme. The department is also reviewing ...

24th March 2022 By

Do civil restraint orders apply to the Upper Tribunal?

The official headnote to R (Ogilvy) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Civil restraint orders) [2022] UKUT 70 (IAC) reads in full: It is the High Court’s inherent jurisdiction that enables it to make a civil restraint order which exte ...

23rd March 2022 By

Indemnity costs awarded for breach of consent order

Latest from the Upper Tribunal on costs in judicial review proceedings: 1. Whilst no mention of the basis of costs assessment is made in the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 or the Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal) Rules 2008, the distinct ...

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

E-filing at the Upper Tribunal

From today, an online platform called CE-File or E-Filing can be used to send documents to the Upper Tribunal in appeals and non-urgent judicial review applications. More information in a guidance note from President Lane. The note also contains some ...

17th January 2022 By

Survey on legal advice in detention centres during pandemic

The charity Women for Refugee Women is worried about access to legal advice at the new Derwentside immigration removal centre in County Durham. Advice is being provided entirely remotely for at least six months. If you are a lawyer who gives advice in ...

14th 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

Deportation law up for MORE revision: Supreme Court to hear appeal in HA (Iraq) case

The Supreme Court has circulated a list of cases that it has agreed to hear on appeal in the coming months. The list includes two liberalising deportation rulings from the Court of Appeal, HA (Iraq) and AA (Nigeria) which we hoped had finally put thi ...

21st 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

Experts to Home Office: put up or shut up about “pull factors”

A telling passage in the annual report of the Migration Advisory Committee: The Home Office has tended to argue for an employment ban for asylum seekers due to the so-called ‘pull factor’. The argument is that asylum seekers may choose to come to ...

16th 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

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

Afghanistan country information repository

Asylos, ARC Foundation and Clifford Chance have put together a country information package to help support Afghan asylum claims. It is a collection of media, United Nations and NGO reports on all sorts of human rights issues, from the application of S ...

22nd October 2021 By

Can children and parents apply to remain after seven years’ residence?

From a child’s perspective, seven years of residence in the UK can be literally a lifetime. It may be the sum of all the child’s experience and the UK may be the only home they know in any meaningful sense. On top of that, children do not make the ...

18th 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

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

Au pairs can’t come in on visit visas

Changes to Home Office guidance on issuing visit visas confirm that: Visitors are not allowed to act as au pairs (page 29) Jobseeking and job interviews are allowed on a visit visa, so long as they are the kinds of jobs you can ultimately be sponsored ...

8th 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

Legal test when arguing suicide risk to challenge removal

New from the Upper Tribunal: MY (Suicide risk after Paposhvili) Occupied Palestinian Authority [2021] UKUT 232 (IAC). The case is about migrants who seek to rely on Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights to resist removal from the UK on ...

16th 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

Coronavirus and the UK immigration system

This is where we keep tabs on changes to UK immigration laws, rules and procedures brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve been trying to keep this post continually up to date rather than covering new coronavirus developments as separate b ...

6th September 2021 By

New First-tier Tribunal judges named

The Senior President of Tribunals has appointed six new immigration judges since we last checked in on recruitment: Abdullah Khurram, 39, immigration and criminal defence solicitor  Rachel Galloway, 39, barrister formerly at Kings Chambers in Manches ...

24th August 2021 By

Upper Tribunal forced to U-turn on “new matters” appeal loophole

In Hydar (s 120 response; s 85 “new matter”: Birch) [2021] UKUT 176 (IAC), the Upper Tribunal has done an unwilling U-turn on the earlier case of Birch (precariousness and mistake; new matters) [2020] UKUT 86 (IAC). Raising “new matters” in a ...

9th August 2021 By
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