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Job Title: Immigration Lawyers - Associate & Contract Lawyer ( ID: A4283 )
Career Category: Immigration
Posted Date: 2019-07-26
Location: Associate-Calgary; Contract Lawyer -Remote/ Flexible location
Description:  
Our client, a Calgary based Immigration firm, is looking to add 2 Immigration Lawyers to their team. The permanent Associate will be working out of the Calgary office. The Contract Lawyer can work remotely, with the contract term to be determined.

Reporting to the Managing Partner, you will work on a range of corporate and personal immigration files in the areas of LMIA, Work Permits, Visitor Visas, Permanent Residence, PNPs, Citizenship and Rehabilitation etc.

The role will involve:
• Processing of immigration applications as well as active involvement on difficult and new cases
• Determining the appropriate category to apply and provide legal advice on the most efficient category to obtain their required immigration status
• Attendance at client meetings and telephone conferences
• Strong oral advocacy and troubleshooting skills in assisting clients having difficulty at port-of-entry
• Ability to keep up to date with changes to Canadian Immigration law and advise clients and other staff of these changes
• Preparation of presentations for corporate clients (billed and pro bono)
• Ensure precedents are correct and up to date according to any recent changes in immigration law
• Research areas of law and draft memorandum for senior business immigration lawyers
• Client Management via telephone, meetings, and email correspondence
• Propose plan of action or appropriate immigration category for senior lawyer
• Lawyer will have active engagement in billing
• Manage law clerks & other client service team members and work completely independently without owner's direct involvement

Requirements:

You are the ideal candidate if you have/are:

• A Canadian licenced lawyer. (A U.S. licence is a plus, but not essential.)
• 4 to 6 year call with extensive experience in immigration law in a law firm environment
• Demonstrated interested and experience in immigration law
• Superior legal research and writing skills
• Excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills
• Experience and excellence in complex legal analysis
• Ability to manage many cases simultaneously in a fast-paced work environment
• Ability to engage respectfully with clients from a variety of cultural and economic backgrounds
• Enthusiasm for working in a modern office and using technology to improve the delivery of legal services


This position requires a strong understanding of immigration law and policy and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Attention to detail and superior communications skills, both verbal and written, are critical for this position. The position requires a detail-oriented and motivated self-starter with a sense of urgency and excellent client management skills.

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining a progressive, growing organization that provides a competitive compensation package, and a collegial work environment send us your details.

        

 

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