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At Gherson we seek to attract and develop excellent lawyers, who are attracted by the opportunity to flourish in an intimate yet demanding business.

We are always interested to hear from highly motivated lawyers and paralegals looking for a new position. People who value teamwork, but have the independence of mind that makes them want to take responsibility for their work at an early stage in their career.

We look for exceptional individuals and therefore we recognise that our lawyers must be highly rewarded and feel that they benefit from the overall success of the firm.

About us

Started by Roger Gherson in 1988, Gherson is an award-winning immigration solicitor in London, specialising in UK immigration, nationality, extradition and human rights law.

Gherson offers services that cover the full spectrum of UK immigration categories, including but not limited to advice on the UK visit visas and the Points-Based as well as Innovator, Start-up, spouse, fiancé, cohabitating partners applications and immigration appeals. Gherson also specialises in complex human rights and asylum claims (private only) and defending extradition request, applications to the European Court of Human Rights and applications for annulment at the General Court of the EU in respect sanctions imposed by the Council of the EU.

With over 30 years of experience, Gherson's expertise extends from meeting the migration needs of international business people and UK-based companies to litigation in all UK jurisdictions and the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice.

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Immigration advisor - OISC Immigration Advisor Level 1 or 2

We are seeking OISC qualified Immigration Advisers to provide support and assistance in our Immigration firm.

Ideally, we are looking for OISC level 1 and 2 candidates with previous experience in a similar environment. Key responsibilities will involve advising, preparing and submitting applications for both private and corporate immigration clients across numerous immigration categories including, but not limited to all types of entry clearance visas, initial leave to remain applications, further leave to remain, nationality applications.

We have an expectation that candidates will be:

  • Proactive & reliable;
  • Able to demonstrate excellent analytical and organisational skills;
  • Able to undertake initial instructions and conduct client consultations via e-mail, telephone and face-to-face;
  • Able to prepare and submit immigration applications;
  • Committed to teamwork;
  • Able to produce high quality, detailed and accurate work under pressure;
  • Good communication skills;
  • IT literate;
  • Have the ability to use their own initiative.

An ability to produce exceptionally well written English text is essential.

At Gherson we value bright, eloquent and highly driven individuals who are practical and lateral thinking practitioners who can push forward legal developments and work in a high-pressure environment.

If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges then we’ll give you all the training and support you’ll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role.

If this role is of interest to you, please submit your CV to Katarina Mizakova.

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Arabic speaking paralegals

We are seeking Arabic speaking paralegals to provide support and assistance in our Immigration firm.

Ideally, we are looking for Arabic speaking candidates who have secured a law degree (or conversion) and have successfully completed the LPC, preferably with an immigration elective or are OISC qualified. A passion for, and some knowledge of, immigration law is essential whereas knowledge of Home Office procedure will be taught if necessary.

We have an expectation that candidates will be:

  • Proactive;
  • Reliable;
  • Able to demonstrate excellent analytical and organisational skills;
  • Committed to teamwork;
  • Thorough in documenting their work;
  • Good communication skills;
  • IT literate;
  • Attentive to detail; and
  • Have the ability to use their own initiative.

An ability to produce exceptionally well written English text is essential.

At Gherson we value bright, eloquent and highly driven individuals who are practical and lateral thinking practitioners who can push forward legal developments and work in a high-pressure environment.

If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges then we’ll give you all the training and support you’ll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role.

If this role is of interest to you, please submit your CV to Katarina Mizakova.

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Senior IT Infrastructure and Support Engineer

As Gherson a Mac-focused organisation we a looking for a candidate who is a Mac guru able to handle all things Mac-related including building, managing, and updating Mac computers using Jamf Pro and related tools. The ideal candidate should also have strong Linux server skills

As a Law firm with responsibility for ensuring the confidentiality of client information, security will be a strong focus.

The ideal candidate will be Apple Mac hardware and software enthusiast, customer-focused, with excellent communication and people skills, have a can-do attitude, able to priorities and manage their time effectively. We are looking for a strong Linux server skill covering aspects such as scripting, web servers, file servers, and directory servers.

The overall split is about 90 % Mac and 10 % PC. The core duties will include, but are not limited to:

Essential Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with configuring and supporting firewalls, switches, wireless access points (Sonicwall (ESSENTIAL), Brocade, Ubiquiti, Cisco Meraki)
  • Networking
  • Cisco Meraki
  • Linux Servers
  • Dell Servers
  • VOIP/SIP Phones setup, configuration (3CX)
  • VM’s (Hyper-V, VMware)

Highly Desirable:

  • Jamf Pro MDM skills with experience of setting up and configuring an on-prem Jamf Pro configuration (Jamf 300+ ideally)

Other skills:

  • Active Directory
  • Open Directory
  • macOS Server
  • Linux Administration and command line
  • PfSense/VPN Configuration
  • Qnap/Synology Storage

Highly Beneficial Experience:

  • TrueNas
  • NextCloud

Other Duties will include:

  • Troubleshoot day to day user problems including, video conferencing, computers, printers, and where applicable copiers and fax machines
  • Creating new user accounts as well as setting up the equipment at the work stations
  • Work station transitions when needed
  • Experience of an office move is also desired

Qualifications & experience:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with configuring and supporting macOS, Server. app and its various services (Open Directory Master/Replica (inc Users and Groups), File Sharing (inc ACL and Posix Permission’s management), DHCP, DNS Some Linux knowledge would be beneficial.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with configuring and supporting macOS Deployment Workflows/Tools (Jenkins CI, Munki, Bootstrappr, Reposado, Profile Manager, Cisco Meraki System Manager)
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with the Command-Line and Scripting (Bash and Python)
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with configuring and supporting firewalls, switches, wireless access points (Sonicwall, Brocade, Ubiquiti, Cisco Meraki)
  • Knowledge and Experience supporting Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, Hyper-V Failover Clustering, SQL Failover Clustering, RDS Environment, Active Directory.
  • Must have a track record of being able to work alongside all levels of users
  • Must have a flexible approach to task and working hours

At Gherson, we value bright, eloquent, and highly driven individuals. If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then we'll give you all the training and support you'll need to help you succeed in this exciting role.

If this role is of interest to you, please submit your CV to Katarina Mizakova.

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Human Rights Solicitor

Gherson Solicitors is currently seeking to recruit a Human Rights Solicitor of about 5 years PQE to join our Asylum and Human Rights team.

This team is instructed in some of the most complex and contentious, asylum and human rights applications, many of which are based on the ‘political opinion’ reason for persecution.

The ideal candidate will have a strong public law background and experience in some of the following:

  • Asylum applications
  • Judicial Reviews in both the Upper Tribunal and the Administrative Court
  • Complex nationality issues
  • International Protection and Human Rights
  • Extradition
  • Refugee Law

The candidate must have an excellent (and demonstrable) drafting ability as well as a true commitment to achieving the very best outcome in some of the most difficult circumstances.

If this role is of interest to you, please submit your CV to Katarina Mizakova.

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Civil Litigation Solicitor 

Gherson Solicitors is currently seeking to recruit a Civil Litigation Solicitor of about 2-4 years PQE to join our Dispute Resolution Team.

The ideal candidate will have an experience in some of the following:

  • Over 2 year’s experience in civil litigation in a similar environment and 2-4 years PQE or equivalent.
  • Ability to work to deadlines/targets, prioritise and manage a caseload and deliver effective solutions.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and on your own initiative with a positive attitude.
  • A commercial, solution-driven, and client-focused approach.
  • Strong legal and analytical skills with an eye for detail.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent IT skills and effective use of Case Management and Time Recording Systems.
  • Multi-track experience is preferable. Fast Track Litigation experience is a must.
  • Professional and effective communication with individual and business contacts, with opponents, experts and with the court.
  • Some Arbitration experience is desirable.
  • The ideal applicant will be used to dealing with a range of matters, including commercial disputes; civil fraud matters; and cross-border disputes.

The candidate must have an excellent (and demonstrable ) drafting ability as well as a true commitment to achieving the very best outcome in some of the most difficult circumstances.

At Gherson, we value bright, eloquent and highly driven individuals. If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then we'll give you all the training and support you'll need to help you succeed in this enriching role.

Please email us your CV with a detailed covering letter, setting out your availability to interview and commence work. In a separate paragraph in your covering letter, please describe three skills you believe you have and tell us how these skills have assisted, or hampered you, in your past working experience.

If this role is of interest to you, please submit your CV to Katarina Mizakova.

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Supervising Solicitor

Gherson Solicitors is currently seeking to recruit a Supervising Solicitor of about 3-5 years PQE and proven track record of people management to join our Immigration, Asylum and Human Rights team.

This team is instructed in some of the most complex and contentious, asylum and human rights applications, many of which are based on the ‘political opinion’ reason for persecution.

The ideal candidate will have a strong public law background, should be confident in managing and supervising a team of lawyers, and should be able to independently oversee the delivery of high-quality work and experience in the following;

  • Previous experience of supervision
  • Demonstrable experience of providing training and ongoing expert legal support to junior members of the team
  • Asylum applications
  • Judicial Reviews in both the Upper Tribunal and the Administrative Court
  • Complex nationality issues
  • International Protection and Human Rights
  • Extradition
  • Refugee Law

The candidate must:

  • Have an excellent (and demonstrable) drafting ability.
  • Have a true commitment to achieving the very best outcome in some of the most difficult circumstances.
  • Ensuring that own legal expertise is as up to date as possible in the relevant fields of law, including immigration, asylum and nationality law.
  • Experience managing the legal casework of others, including dealing with urgent work.
  • Ability to liaise and work effectively in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders.

An ability to produce exceptionally well-written English text is essential. If this role is of interest to you, please submit your CV to Katarina Mizakova.

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At Gherson we value bright, eloquent, and highly driven individuals who are practical and lateral thinking practitioners who can push forward legal developments and work in a high-pressure environment.

If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges then we’ll give you all the training and support you’ll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role.

Candidates who excel as paralegals will be offered Training Contracts in future.

Please email your CV with a detailed covering letter, setting out your availability to interview and commence work. 

In a separate paragraph in your covering letter, please describe three skills you believe you have and tell us how these skills have assisted, or hampered you, in the last academic year. Please have a look at our website Gherson and devise a question for us based on information contained on the site.  

Please place this question in the last line of your covering letter.  

Gherson is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

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