Careers

We are an expanding, multi-national, full service law firm that is leading the way in the provision of legal services for Polish, Russian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Latvian, Czech and Slovak migrant communities throughout England and Wales.

We pride ourselves on providing outstanding Client care and excellent quality legal services whilst  recognising the importance of communication in our Clients’ native languages and without legal jargon.

We are always interested to hear from talented individuals, regardless of whether you are looking to develop your skills or already have a notable record in the legal profession.

Due to the profile of the firm and its Clients, we are particularly interested to hear from bilingual solicitors/lawyers.

OUR CURRENT VACANCIES

Private Immigration Solicitor (Russian Speaking)  
Due to continued expansion, we are now seeking an experienced Immigration Solicitor of 3yrs+ PQE to join either our Manchester or London office. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of dealing with Applications for visas and entry clearance, Tier 1, 2 and 3 Points based and business applications; Student work, relationship and marriage, deportation caseload.  Ideal candidates will be fluent in both Russian and English and have experience of running their own privately funded caseload with excellent communication skills.  A client following is desirable but not essential.

Private Immigration Paralegal (Russian Speaking)
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a law graduate / legal assistant who is fluent in Russian to join our expanding team in either Manchester or London.  The successful candidate will have a law degree and must already have practical experience of working for a law firm. Within the role you will be the first point of contact for new Russian speaking immigration enquiries and will assist our Solicitors with a large caseload of Immigration matters.

PI/Employment Solicitor - 2 Yrs PQE
Any European language considered but Polish preferred

IMD Solicitors now seeks to recruit an experienced Solicitor to handle a mixed caseload of both Claimant Personal Injury and Employer/Employee  matters from instruction to conclusion.  The successful candidate will have a minimum 2 Yr PQE in these areas.

Conveyancing Solicitor - 5 Yrs PQE
Any European language considered but Polish preferred

Applications are invited from ambitious Residential Conveyancing Solicitors who are looking to take the next step in their career.  The successful candidate will have circa 5 years PQE in Conveyancing and be willing to work with the Partners to develop and plan the future growth of the department.  A client following is desirable but not essential.

Paralegal - family                                                                                                                               
Any European language considered but Polish preferred

Due to increased enquiries/instructions in family matters, we now seek a Paralegal to support this very busy department.  We are particularly seeking  Latvian and/or Romanian speaking law graduates that have already gained some experience of working within a law firm.  Within the role you will be the first point of contact for new Latvian and/or Romanian enquiries and will assist our Solicitors with a large caseload of both Family and Immigration matters.

Paralegal - immigration                                                                                                                              
Any European language considered but Polish preferred

Due to increased enquiries/instructions in immigration matters, we now seek a Paralegal to support this very busy department.  We are particularly seeking  Latvian and/or Romanian speaking law graduates that have already gained some experience of working within a law firm.  Within the role you will be the first point of contact for new Latvian and/or Romanian enquiries and will assist our Solicitors with a large caseload of both Family and Immigration matters.

Paralegal                                                                                                                                         
Any European language considered but Polish preferred

Due to an increase enquiries/instructions across the firm’s departments, we now seek a Paralegal to support our busy teams. We are ideally seeking a Polish speaking (desired but not essential) law graduate that has already gained some experience of working within a law firm.  Within the role you will be the first point of contact for new enquiries and will assist our Solicitors day to day with their caseloads.

Legal Cashier (Part Time - 22.5 Hrs per week) 
Candidates must be able to demonstrate previous experience within a Legal Cashier role and must have at least 2 years’ experience of working for a Law Firm.  The successful candidate will already be familiar with:  Spreadsheet updates; client file postings; client/office/nominals; cheques, banking, interest, billing, purchase ledger, transfers; expense (sending and receiving); office/client/reserve account reconciliations; SRA regulations.

Our current Cash Office department has a part-time cashier and you would be expected to share all cashiering duties.  Due to the size of the department the successful candidate will be expected to cover for planned absences to ensure that a cashier is available at all times.

The above roles offer :

  •  the opportunity for development and continuing career progression;
  •  a welcoming and supportive working environment;
  •  Competitive salaries;
  •  a bonus scheme; and
  •  other staff benefits (after a qualifying period).

Work Experience Programme / Erasmus Scheme
For more information on our work experience programme, please click here.

To apply for any positions please contact Gillian Sisson, Practice Manager by sending your up to date CV and covering letter for her attention to g.sisson@imd.co.uk

Speculative Applications
We welcome speculative applications.  If you are a bi-lingual legal professional, please do send us your CV with a covering letter as we would be delighted to consider you for a position within our firm as soon as a vacancy becomes available.  

 

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