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.
If you cannot see a vacancy below that fits your job description, but would like Gherson to consider you for future roles as they become available, please send us your CV.
A secretary with a strong legal background is required to work alongside a group of enthusiastic professionals in our busy West End office. Duties will include correspondence with clients, counsel and the Home Office, preparation of immigration applications and bundles and general administration as required. In this role the secretary will work for a group of fee earners providing day to day support. This is a full time permanent role, with office hours of 9 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday. As some paid overtime, including occasional Saturday working, is anticipated we cannot accommodate candidates who are not able to meet these office hours.
The successful candidate:
- Will have previous experience of having worked in a London legal environment.
- Must have above average skills using a broad range of software packages in particular, must be familiar with working on Apple Mac.
- Must be able to draft legal correspondence independently.
- Will have a basic understanding of Solicitors Code of Conduct and Solicitors Accounts Rules.
- Will have exceptional command of English, both written and spoken.
- Must have good organisational and administrative skills.
The firm has an excellent reputation for the work it does, and the fee earners all maintain this high standard by working hard and being completely committed to their client’s affairs. This demands the highest level of skill and a strong work ethic, which pervades throughout the firm, including the support departments. Gherson is made up of a team of people determined to do their jobs exceptionally well and are often demanding of their colleagues. The successful candidate in this role will need to match that tenacity and determination and flexible approach to working hours. A proven ability to work efficiently is essential, as is the ability to intuitively meet the expectations of demanding fee earners.
General Immigration Solicitor 3-4 years plus PQE
Gherson have a vacancy for an experienced solicitor with a broad range of experience on Tier 1, Tier 2, EEA, Family and Nationality applications. The role would suit and enthusiastic team player able to balance a full caseload. Agencies need not apply.
Immigration Solicitor 2 years plus PQE
We would like to recruit an experienced immigration solicitor to our general immigration team. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic solicitor to develop a busy caseload across a broad range of immigration work. Agencies need not apply.
We have a vacancy for a paralegal who has some experience of working in an immigration firm and is in a position to progress to a training contract in due course. The successful candidate must have:
- Excellent academic qualifications,
- Passed the LPC,
- Exceptional English skills.
Fluency in other languages (Russian, Ukrainian, Portuguese) is an advantage. This role would suit an ambitious candidate who would like to specialise in immigration. Agencies need not apply.
Our sister firm, Discreet Law is recruiting for a legal assistant who is able to speak Mandarin.
This is a full time permanent position working at our offices in Marble Arch and salary is dependant on skills and experience. The ideal candidate must have exceptional spoken English and be native Mandarin speaking, a legal background is not essential however experience of working in a busy commercial environment is. You will need to have a sunny disposition, a flexible approach to working hours and the ability to work alongside colleagues with different skills and interests. A track record of good organisational skill is also important.
If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV and covering letter via the form below.
If we have not responded to your application within 5 days of having received it, we will not be taking your application any further.
Please submit your CV and cover letter here. In your cover letter, please set out what your availability is to start work as well as your availability to interview at our offices in Marble Arch.