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EY Entry-Level Attorney, US Business Immigration in Vancouver, British Columbia

Entry-Level Attorney, US Business Immigration


Requisition # VAN0011V

Post Date Oct 16, 2019

The opportunity

As an Entry-Level US Business Immigration Attorney with EY Law LLP, you will help our institutional clients address the challenges associated with managing today's globally mobile workforce. With over 200 immigration professionals nationally, EY Law LLP helps companies and their employees efficiently relocate wherever they need them to be. The firm's comprehensive range of U.S. business immigration services include obtaining both immigrant (green card) and non-immigrant status and visas as well as providing a range of U.S. immigration advisory services for employees and their employers. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate.

Your key responsibilities

As an Entry-Level Attorney, you will join our U.S. Business Immigration team. At the time you start, you need not have experience in U.S. immigration law. You will, however, be expected to learn US business immigration law by, amongst other things: studying the regulations, preforming legal research and handling a high-volume caseload. You will work on a challenging U.S. business immigration engagement(s), and will contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our clients. You will also utilize web-based immigration case management systems and databases and conduct immigration-related legal research.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Excellent research and writing skills.

  • Strong Communication skills.

  • Work with a team

  • Manage client deliverables and expectations, and demonstrate an ability to effectively handle multiple engagements

  • Experience with a case management system(s)

  • Be an active member of our US immigration practice in implementing best practices

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Licence to practice with any U.S. state bar. Candidates who are not currently admitted to a U.S. State bar, but are in the process of pursuing admission, may also be considered

  • An interest in U.S. business immigration law

  • Excellent managerial, organizational and verbal/written communication skills

  • Strong legal research skills

  • Attention to detail

  • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment

  • Sound professional judgement and high level of professionalism

What we look for

We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects big businesses worldwide, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work and with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.