Business Immigration Lawyer (no agencies)

Term: Permanent
Department: Immigration
Location: Birmingham
The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services and energy & natural resources.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley, Beijing and Shanghai teams. Among our clients, we count social media sites and high street coffee chains through to pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and FTSE 100 companies.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

We have more than 600 lawyers spread over nine locations, all providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs. We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, China, Paris, Germany, Italy, UK, and the US - Silicon Valley. In the UK, we have approximately 700 people working in the London, Manchester and Birmingham.

The firm is growing rapidly and its revenue for 2016/17 was £165 million. The UK accounts for approximately 70% of the headcount.

The Team

Our team support companies who wish to relocate their employees to work in the UK and they support investors, entrepreneurs and business people who wish to operate in the UK. Our clients span a wide range of sectors including financial services, technology and construction and range from small start-ups to global corporates, to private clients.

Responsibilities

You can expect to work on a wide variety of matters such as such tier 2 applications, sponsor licenses, tier 1 applications, entrepreneur applications, sole representative applications, tier 5 applications and obtaining visas for spouses and family etc. You may also be asked to advise on prevention on legal working issues and carry out training from time to time.

Key Skills & Experience
  • Experienced qualified Immigration lawyer
  • Experience in business and corporate immigration law
  • Excellent academic record

Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role