11 Feb '19
Immigration Attorney

Legal, Gauteng JHB - Northern Suburbs

market related - Market related Annually

My Client is an established, energetic and dynamic International legal practice. Who specializes in South African immigration and citizenship law. They are currently Seeking an Attorney who specializes in the immigration sector in the Sandton Area.

The range of our service offering includes:

  • Corporate Visa
  • Critical Skills Visa
  • Intra Company Transfer Visa
  • Business Visa
  • Student Visa
  • Retirement Visa
  • Tourist Visa
  • Permanent Residence Permits
  • Citizenship
  • Translation of Documents
  • Compiling applications
  • Creation of motivation letter
  • Dealing with recommendations by the Departments of Labour and Trade and Industry
  • Applications to SAQA
  • Submission of applications
  • Represent client before authorities.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Compile all types of applications and collate relevant documentation pertaining to all visa matters accurately and in a timely manner;
  • Compile reports on the immigration department for the Directors accurately and in a timely manner;
  • Submit required applications together with supporting documentation timeously to the relevant departments, namely: VFS, Department of Home Affairs, SAQA, DTI, DOL and other;
  • Liaise with VFS, Department of Home Affairs, SAQA, DTI, DOL and other on referred applications and cases;
  • Draft and prepare letters of demand and other correspondence with the Department of Home Affairs;
  • Commitment to abide by laws and to behave ethically;
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and telephone etiquette skills to learn about clients / applicants immigration and legal needs and concerns and to provide correct and sound advice;
  • Must be able to effectively explain legal options to clients and draw possible outcomes or threats to their attention;
  • Must be able to develop strategies to resolve cases favourably and cost-effectively for clients;
  • Must be able to develop arguments and representing clients in criminal and civil legal proceedings.
  • Staying informed and up to date on current legislation on immigration and on any developments related to immigration;
  • Sound business acumen to build and promote the immigration department by means of marketing (social media, hosting and conducting seminars and other) and networking;
  • Ability to build an outbound immigration practice.

 

practitioner Requirements:

 

Qualifications

  • LLB degree (if an attorney);
  • Diploma / Certificate in immigration;
  • Admission to practice (if an attorney);
  • Experience or expertise in immigration law and preparing applications;
  • Matric (Grade 12);
  • Not less than 1 year experience within a legal / consulting environment;
  • Above average: typing skills, computer literacy - MS Word Advanced, Excel, Powerpoint skills.

 

Qualities

  • Ability to withstand pressure and provide the clients / applicants with excellent service;
  • Ability to overcome obstacles and meet targets and deadlines, thereby producing the specified results;
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative along with problem solving abilities;
  • Ability to build strong effective relationships with all existing clients and potential clients as well as with colleagues and the directors based on trust and integrity;
  • Adopt appropriate interpersonal style in achieving task accomplishment, modifying behaviour according to tasks and individuals involved;
  • Must be a good team player and achieve objectives as set out by the directors;
  • Must be meticulous in carrying out tasks/instructions;
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Excellent planning skills;
  • Excellent organising skills;
  • Excellent communication skills – preference will be afforded for languages other than English;
  • Be accountable;
  • Professional and respectful;
  • Loyal and dedicated;
  • Energetic and alive.

Applications to jessie at oxyon dot co dot za.

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy, should you not get a response in 14 days please consider your application unsuccessful

Ad Visible Until: 31 March 2019
Ref: JHB000990/JU

Vacancy Type: Permanent