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Immigration Lawyer/Associate


Global practice seeking a mid-level Immigration Lawyer/Associate & Registered Migration Agent to join a growing Employment division!
 
  • 3-5 years PAE – Lawyer/Associate
  • Solicitor & Registered Migration Agent preferable
  • Global firm working with corporate clients
 
The role sits within the Employment division and will include providing immigration advice (including visa application and processing support) to a range of corporate clients (as well as employees & the families). Your responsibilities will include coordinating all aspects of visa processing from start to finish including:
 
  • Assess eligibility for temporary/permanent residency & advising on sponsorship/employer obligations;
  • Draft correspondence with clients on evidence required to support/lodge visa applications;
  • Prepare, lodge, & manage visa applications from start to finish & liaise with the Department of Immigration in respect of the same;
  • Prepare reports to clients & conduct research on various issues;
  • Handling general immigration related queries/files; and
  • Hearing preparation before the Migration Division of the AAT and Federal Court.
  
 
You will possess:
 
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ PAE in Immigration-related work & migration legislation;
  • A Registered Migration Agent for at least 2-3 years within a well-regarded private practice or specialist immigration practice/division;        
  • Prior experience with sponsorship TSS visas (457/482), Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) experience, Partner visas and applications for Permanent Residency.
  • Strong academic qualifications.
  • Self-motivated with strong domestic experience.
 
Benefits will include:
 
  • Competitive salary package & benefits
  • Travel insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Study Leave
  • Flexible working arrangements