Associate Solicitor CV

London, Essex


  • Associate Solicitor

    Archbold Solicitors



    Personal Details
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    City:   London
    County:   Essex
    Desired job title:   Associate Solicitor
    Salary:   £40001 - £60000
    Location:   London Essex
    Education Level:   Associates
    Languages:  
    Last Login:   about a month ago

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    Industries

    Administration Social Care Education IT Legal

    Job Titles

    Family Law Law Graduate Paralegal Caseworker Planning Legal Assistant LPC Tutor Front Desk Trainee Solicitor Tier 1 Entrepreneur Consultant Advisor

    Skills

    Staff Management Greeting Clients Arranging Appointments Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Outlook Microsoft Excel Witness Statements Answering the Phones spouse settlement Immigration Law Driving Licence Civil Rights Law Appeals Client Liaison

    Qualifications

    Diploma Humanities Level 2 IT and Literacy Legal Law Graduate LPC MA Equivalent Islamic Jurisprudence

    Employment History

    Associate Solicitor at Archbold Solicitors

    2019 - Present

    * Attending appeal hearings in person and assisting counsel and clients in court; * Organising and attending 1-2-1 conferences with senior counsel for case briefing and hearing bundle preparation work; * Attending substantive asylum interviews with clients and making notes and advising clients; * Successfully making applications for a broad range of immigration clients and obtaining grants; * Successfully appealing home office refusal decisions on asylum and human rights grounds at the FTT and UT;


    Trainee Solicitor at Inn Ltd

    2018 - 2019

    Solicitor's Inn Ltd ------- * Taking direct instructions from clients and maintaining compliance requirements, such as file opening, fees handling, invoice making, and also completing file closing procedures; * Making applications for entry clearance, spouse settlement, adult and child naturalisation, ILR, Human Rights, Asylum, 20 year long residency, Tier 1 Entrepreneur and extension, EU settlement scheme and surinder singh etc; * Preparing paginated appeal hearing bundles including drafting writing witness statements;


    Paralegal at Solicitors Inn

    2017 - 2018

    * Assisting senior caseworkers and Solicitors with their cases by producing correspondence, contacting clients and companies, including proof reading case files and correspondence; * Working within a team structure and co-ordinating work in respect of client and office work; * Producing and sending representation letters for Immigration law, Family law and Injury cases; * Reception duties including answering calls, greeting clients and arranging appointments;


    Arabic Teacher at Forest Gate Community

    2011 - 2012

    * Taught a range of students from year 7-11 from various. * Enhanced my methods of explaining via in-class activities such as role plays etc. * Ensured that student's exam pass rate was above 90%. * Made lesson plans which involved multi tasking and engaging with student of varying capabilities.


    Private Tutor at Youth Education Centre

    2006 - 2017

    Youth Education Centre (Beckton): ------- YECB is a registered charity that has worked on both a localised and national platform. This charity has provided an educational and recreational facility, that has welcomed children from all backgrounds and given many young children a greater potential for a prosperous start in their lives. * Created lesson plans for classes, and ensured that all students remained involved. * Consistently maintained high standards of teaching whilst ensuring safety and security for staff and students alike. * Managed staff and maintained high discipline levels, also liaised with parents in issues related with the progress of student's education.


    Consultant Advisor at Shariah Consultancy

    2006 -

    Shariah Consultancy London, UK: ------- * Provided free advice in issues related to household disputes. * Liaised in conciliation meetings with clients, and worked on divorce cases and settlements.


    2006 - 2010

    Other Legal Employment and Work Experience: Bilingual Translator Arabic, Urdu and Hindi ------- My work at LSA required me to translate from English to Arabic, Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi languages. * Effectively liaised with clients and communicated via three-way conference calls; * Represented clients and attended interviews with clients; * Proof-read client sensitive information and prepared detailed notes highlighting irregularities;


    Education History

    2018 - 2020

    Education Title: professional

    Description: : Completed my training contract at Archbold Solicitors, UK.


    - 2020


    2020 - 2020

    Name of Institution: BPP University

    Institute Location: , London, , UK

    Education Title: intermediategraduate


    2014 - 2017

    Name of Institution: University of Westminster

    Institute Location: , , , UK

    Education Title: Bachelor of Laws

    Major: Law


    2000 - 2006

    Name of Institution: University of Knowledge and Guidance

    Institute Location: , Blackburn, , UK

    Education Title: MA Equivalent

    Major: Islamic Jurisprudence


    2017 - 2020

    Name of Institution: BPP University

    Institute Location: , London, , UK

    Education Title: Legal Practice Course



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    Associate Solicitor CV Profile

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    I am a qualified solicitor and was admitted to the roll on 03 November 2020. I have had the luxury of working across a multitude of different areas of immigration law, and I am seeking new challenges and goals which will enhance my knowledge and ability within my immigration law practise.

     

    Educational Background:

     

    Nov 2020:                                                 Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors.

    June 2020/Oct   2020:                                PSC Completed at BPP University, ######, UK.

    Oct   2018/Nov   2020:                                Completed my training contract at Archbold Solicitors, UK.

    Sept 2017/May  2020:                                LPC completed at BPP University ######, UK.

    Sept 2014/July   2017:                                2.1 Law LLB Hons at University of Westminster, UK.

    Sept 2013/June  2014:                Diploma in Humanities (Access to Law) Awarded 60 Distinctions at Newham College, Stratford, UK.

    Sept 2000/Sept  2006:                MA Equivalent in Islamic Jurisprudence at University of Knowledge and Guidance, Blackburn, UK.

     

    Law related Paid and Voluntary Work Experience:   

     

    Full Time Trainee Solicitor at Archbold Solicitors                                            Nov 2019/Nov 2020

                    Attending appeal hearings in person and assisting counsel and clients in court;

                    Organising and attending 1-2-1 conferences with senior counsel for case briefing and hearing bundle preparation work;

                    Attending substantive asylum interviews with clients and making notes and advising clients;

                    Successfully making applications for a broad range of immigration clients and obtaining grants;

                    Successfully appealing home office refusal decisions on asylum and human rights grounds at the FTT and UT;

     

    PT Trainee Solicitor at Solicitor’s Inn Ltd                                                                            Oct 2018/Nov 2019

                    Taking direct instructions from clients and maintaining compliance requirements, such as file opening, fees handling, invoice making, and also completing file closing procedures;

                    Making applications for entry clearance, spouse settlement, adult and child naturalisation, ILR, Human Rights, Asylum, 20 year long residency, Tier 1 Entrepreneur and extension, EU settlement scheme and surinder singh etc;

                    Preparing paginated appeal hearing bundles including drafting writing witness statements;

                                                        

    Paralegal/Caseworker/Legal Assistant at Solicitors Inn:                         Aug 2017/Sept 2018

                    Assisting senior caseworkers and Solicitors with their cases by producing correspondence, contacting clients and companies, including proof reading case files and correspondence;

                    Working within a team structure and co-ordinating work in respect of client and office work;

                    Producing and sending representation letters for Immigration law, Family law and Injury cases;

                    Reception duties including answering calls, greeting clients and arranging appointments;

     

    Other Legal Employment and Work Experience:                                          Jan 2006/Sept 2010

    Bilingual Translator Arabic, Urdu and Hindi for Languages Services Associates:

    My work at LSA required me to translate from English to Arabic, Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi languages.

                    Effectively liaised with clients and communicated via three-way conference calls;

                    Represented clients and attended interviews with clients;

                    Proof-read client sensitive information and prepared detailed notes highlighting irregularities;

     

    Consultant Advisor at Shariah Consultancy ######, UK:                  Sept 2006 to Present

                    Provided free advice in issues related to household disputes.

                    Liaised in conciliation meetings with clients, and worked on divorce cases and settlements.

     

    Other work Experience

    Private Tutor at Youth Education Centre (Beckton):                             Sept 2006/July 2017

    YECB is a registered charity that has worked on both a localised and national platform. This charity has provided an educational and recreational facility, that has welcomed children from all backgrounds and given many young children a greater potential for a prosperous start in their lives.

                    Created lesson plans for classes, and ensured that all students remained involved.

                    Consistently maintained high standards of teaching whilst ensuring safety and security for staff and students alike.

                    Managed staff and maintained high discipline levels, also liaised with parents in issues related with the progress of student’s education.

     

    Arabic Teacher (part time) at Forest Gate Community

    School ######:                                                                                                                                          Oct 2011/June 2012

                    Taught a range of students from year 7-11 from various.

                    Enhanced my methods of explaining via in-class activities such as role plays etc.

                    Ensured that student’s exam pass rate was above 90%.

                    Made lesson plans which involved multi tasking and engaging with student of varying capabilities.

     

    Legal, I.T and other Skills

                    Strong ability to use legal research software applications such as Lexis Nexis, Lawtel and Westlaw.

                    Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.

                    Level 3 Power Point and Level 2 IT and Literacy, Using Email and Internet, Using Word Processing Software.

                    Full clean UK driving licence held over 20 years.

     

    Interests and Travel

     

                    I enjoy keeping active and healthy, which involves playing a variety of sports: football, cricket, tennis, Snooker, table tennis, including kick boxing, cage fighting and grappling.

                    I am also a keen reader and like to watch documentaries.   

                    I like to travel abroad and have visited many different continents, such as America, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Spain.

                    I experienced a variety of different laws and regulations during my trips abroad.

                    Gained insight as to how different cultures and societies operate and what differences are present within foreign and domestic laws.

     

    References

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