Legal Assistant/Consultant – Immigration (3259) Full Time

Job Description

Our client in North York is a specialized Immigration law firm looking to add a legal assistant/consultant to their team. The successful candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of immigration law experience. If you have the required qualifications to become a part of this team, don’t hesitate to send us your resume. Apply now for consideration.  

Salary:
$45K - $50K
 
Primary Duties Include

  • Oversee Canadian temporary and permanent residence matters
  • Engage in advisory and strategic discussions with client stakeholders and supervising partner
  • Manage application deadlines to ensure that deadlines are met and immigration applications are filed
  • Coordinate requests for documents from clients and client stakeholders and communicating with clients from the start to finish of all immigration processes
  • Draft legal submissions and employer support letters
  • Prepare application packages and filing at visa offices/ports-of-entry, as applicable
  • Research applicable legislation, operational guidelines, policies, processing times and CIC publications and announcements
  • Participate in marketing and blogging activities as they relate to immigration law
  • Maintain immigration database documents and tracking of status documents
  • Other general duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Immigration within a law firm
  • Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC), in good standing with the ICCRC, or working toward ICCRC licensing
  • Strong background in corporate and employment-based immigration (i.e. ICTs, NAFTA, LMIAs, Express Entry, Business Visitors, IECs, etc.)
  • Experience working with European-based clients
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere

To apply, please forward your resume to Zaheeda Merali, Manager- Law Clerk at
zaheeda@cartelinc.com

Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email zaheeda@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Feb 28th, 2018
  • Location North York
  • Salary $45,000.00 - $50,000.00
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