G7 lawyer

G7 lawyer

The Immigration team are looking for a Grade 7 Lawyer with experience to assist the Immigration department in judicial review applications for immigration matters.

Reference number: CIPHERJ00054

Deadline date: 10/04/2012

Contract value: £26,000 – £50,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: London

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Capita Resourcing


Description of the contract

Background This division of TSol is responsible for the successful delivery of legal cases regarding Immigration. Main Duties/ Responsibilities The Immigration team are looking for a Grade 7 Lawyer with experience to assist the Immigration department in judicial review applications for immigration matters. The ideal candidate would have post-qualification Immigration experience but this is not essential and candidates with good litigation experience will be considered. The successful candidate will be dealing with all aspects of immigration work from entry visas to asylum seekers and will be required to handle all aspects of their cases, including appeal, and when necessary to plead their case in court or tribunal. Outputs/ Deliverables to be achieved • Uses a process of analysis, planning, scheduling, prioritising, action, quality monitoring and review. • Takes responsibility for own work with substantial degree of autonomy but knowing when to consult and to delegate. • Gives early warning to those affected by changing priorities, including the Reporting Officer. • Displays an understanding of the resourcing requirements of own cases. • Has up-to-the minute case files readily available. • Displays an understanding of the context the client operates in. • Displays the professional attitude that client and company expect from a member of an organisation with a high reputation. • Adopts a style most likely to build an effective working relationship with the client. • Responds to reasonable client requests including agreeing achievable and realistic actions, timescales etc. • Acknowledges clients’ concerns and works to alleviate these in a way that balances client and Agency needs. • Is alert to media interest which may have an impact on the reputation of the client and/or the Agency. • Helps other team members to meet tight deadlines to preserve department’s reputation. • Display Civil Service Values, help other people, focus on customer service and look proactively for solutions. • Keeps abreast of legal developments and current thinking on related policy issues. • Uses training and other methods to refresh and improve their skills and knowledge. Skills/ Experience Required • Strong litigation experience • Experience in the Immigration arena • Judicial reviews • Public sector/Central Government experience (ideal but not essential) • Good drafting and written ability • Preparing appeals to the Court of Appeal • Preparing applications for judicial review • Meeting time and billing targets Formal Qualifications Required Essential : Desirable : 3 years PQE Evaluation Criteria 1. Must be organised and comfortable working in a pressurised environment. 2. Previous litigation experience 3.Judicial review experience 4.Experience in Immigration arena




Classification of the contract

79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security


Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Estimated length of contract: 11 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Sarah Prodywus

Address , SL6 1DP

Is outside UK No


Extension number:


Email cipher.interims@capita.co.uk