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Job Title: Immigration Lawyer NEW ( ID: C4283 )
Career Category: Immigration
Posted Date: 2019-10-15
Location: Calgary
Description:  
Our client, a Calgary based Immigration firm, is looking to add an Immigration Lawyer to their Calgary team.

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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