US Immigration Attorney (London-based)

Job Details:

London-based NNU Immigration Limited has an immediate opening for a full-time US Immigration Attorney with excellent knowledge of business immigration and 1-3 years of experience.

Please see details below.

Job Title: US Immigration Attorney

Working For: NNU Immigration Limited

Location: The office is based in London, United Kingdom but the role is a combination of in-office and remote working.

Salary: TBC

Work Visa: The firm can sponsor foreign nationals under Tier 2 UK visa scheme.

About the firm: NNU Immigration Limited is a thriving London-based law firm devoted exclusively to the practice of US immigration law and consular services. NNU Immigration represents prestigious global businesses and entrepreneurs in media, entertainment, healthcare, technology, manufacturing and financial services on temporary and permanent visa matters. We are focused on providing exceptional service and high quality legal support to our clients.

Reports to: Principal Attorney

Job Purpose: Provide legal support to our firm’s sophisticated client base with a focus on the E-2 investor visa, Blanket L and L-1 visa categories. This is a position for an exceptional candidate with a US legal qualification, high-level experience in managing a large business immigration caseload, excellent writing and critical thinking skills, superb client care and administrative skills, and a top academic background. We are looking for an energetic, resourceful candidate who is a team player, a problem solver, an independent thinker, and genuinely interested in being a part of our dynamic, active, collaborative team here in London.

The Role

Key Responsibilities and Duties

The responsibilities will include:

Legal Duties :

• Drafting professional and accurate applications to be presented to US Embassies and United States Citizenship and Immigration Service on behalf of clients, including RFE responses.

• Confidently managing corporate client accounts, serving as principle contact for highly sophisticated HR managers and CEOs.

• Managing a caseload with differing and variable deadlines with the support of paralegal staff.

• Identifying legal and practical issues associated with each case and the appropriate action to be taken at each stage, bearing in mind proposed timelines.

• Correspond in a professional manner with a range of clients and be able to manage client expectations by discussing matters on the phone and via email.

• Manage the entirety of cases as well as ‘ad hoc’ duties for any given matter.

• Write legally accurate letters of advice summarizing complex legal principles in a clear manner.

• Create and update legal precedents for the firm including immigration questionnaires, general informative letters, and template support letters.

NNU Immigration has just celebrated its 10 year anniversary and we are excited about building on the success we have achieved since the firm launched in 2012. We are eager to bring a highly capable attorney into the firm who can bring the same drive, energy, enthusiasm and spirit that defines us.

How to apply: Applicants must send a CV and a covering letter showing how they meet the criteria to View email address on with the subject title ‘Attorney Application 2023’ and your name. Please also email your salary expectations.


Person Specification:

The successful applicant will possess the following skills and qualities:

• One to three years of business immigration experience.

• Good knowledge of the E-2, E-1, L-1, Blanket L, B-1 categories.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• The ability and experience of working in a small team.

• The ability to relate and communicate to clients and people at all levels.

• Self-motivation and the ability to work independently to strict deadlines.

• Faultless spelling and grammar.

• The ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks as well as a flexibility to do occasional work outside working hours.

• A desire to take ownership of their case load and use initiative even while under pressure.

• An excellent understanding in all Microsoft office packages and office technology including image manipulation, diagram creation and file conversion skills.

Job Category: Education & Training
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: London

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