Paralegal - Immigration Law
It's 2018 and now is the time for you to get serious about your career. At Fragomen, you will have the opportunity to work at a Global 100 firm with smart, motivated and diverse peers across an extensive and dynamic global footprint.
With more than 4,000 employees strategically located in 50 offices across 28 countries, Fragomen has been providing immigration law services for over 65 years. In Australia, we work with sophisticated clients and enable them to compete effectively in the global marketplace. From individuals and small local businesses to the world's largest companies, we support all immigration needs, all over the world.
We are looking for a Paralegal to join our busy, professional team in Melbourne. Our vacancy will suit a recent law graduate.
For candidates interested to gain immigration law experience, and perhaps even a career in immigration law:
You will be a high calibre law graduate. You will provide high-level paralegal support to our accredited immigration law specialists, immigration lawyers / registered migration agents, and to our corporate and individual clients. Tasks will include preparing and reviewing visa applications (across all visa categories) to ensure they meet all legal and other requirements, drafting legal submissions, drafting advice to clients, assisting on merits and judicial review matters, performing research tasks, liaising with clients and the Department of Home Affairs and others as directed, assisting in client interviews and undertaking other general administrative tasks such as running work in progress and visa expiry reports
Considering the position includes extensive client contact and autonomy but with supervision you must have strong administration, communication, research and organizational skills to manage high volumes of work in a timely manner with minimal supervision, good systems and technology skills, the highest attention to detail and a flexible, can-do approach to work. The right candidate, a team player, will integrate easily and work cooperatively in a busy environment.
You will thrive in an environment that is purposeful, extremely competent and busy.
You will love working with your clients to achieve the best outcomes and working alongside people who share your passion.
If you have multilingual skills, you are encouraged to apply.
With excellent training on offer, working at Fragomen lets you work as part of a social and collaborative team with the best in the business including knowledgeable professionals and willing mentors.
Finding the right person is very important to us. We hope that finding the right place is as important to you.
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Interested? Apply now to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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