Spark Legal Network is a dynamic legal research consultancy that primarily works on cross border legal research projects for the European institutions. Spark has conducted various studies for the European Commission and the European Parliament in key legal areas that affect EU policymaking, including competition and State aid, data protection, cybersecurity, energy, health, intellectual property and free movement law. It prides itself as providing high-quality legal research and analysis. Notable recent projects include a study on the future relationship between the UK and the EU following Brexit in the field of the protection of personal data, as well as a study on the legal, governance and interoperability aspects of blockchain.

Legal researchers from DENMARK, HUNGARY, LATVIA & SWEDEN

We are looking for 4 exceptional Graduates or Master Students from Denmark, Hungary, Latvia and Sweden wishing to participate in a study currently being carried out by Spark for the European Commission. 

The purpose of this study is to verify the transposition of relevant provisions of the Metrology Directives.

As an ad hoc legal researcher, your role will include:

  • Completing transposition check tables with national transposing and implementing measures (including translations);
  • Drafting conclusions on the result of the transposition check;
  • Completing conformity check tables and drafting conclusions on the result of the conformity check; and
  • Identifying and assessing accompanying provisions and best practices.

Timeline:

Your tasks will require around 5/7 full-time days spread over a 4-month period as from the beginning of February 2020.

We offer:

  • Detailed guidance documents to help you throughout your participation;
  • A flexible home-based work environment;
  • Temporary part-time involvement, easily compatible with other (work or study) commitments;
  • The opportunity to take part in a cutting edge project in EU law;
  • An estimate gross fee of €1000 for the completion of the research;
  • The opportunity to be part of an international team and network of excellent legal experts.
     

If you are interested, please send your CV and a short profile as soon as possible to celia@sparklegalnetwork.eu, demonstrating how you meet the following essential criteria:

  • Fluent Danish, Hungarian, Latvian or Swedish language skills (both written and spoken);
  • Fluent English language skills (both written and spoken);
  • A passion for and deep understanding of EU law (at least Masters level in Law);
  • Excellent research and analysis skills;
  • Ability to work independently.

Excellent Graduates and Master Students

We are looking for exceptional Graduates or Master Students, who are interested in participating in EU research projects on a freelance basis.

As an ad hoc legal expert, you will, amongst other things, engage in the following tasks:

  • Performing legal research with regard to your Member State, on the basis of clear and structured research questionnaires (national law, case law, legal literature);
  • Reporting on legal research findings and/or analysis

We offer:

  • A flexible home-based work environment;
  • Temporary part-time involvement, easily compatible with other (work or study) commitments;
  • The opportunity to take part in cutting edge projects within a broad spectrum of legal areas, always with a link to EU law and policy;
  • A competitive rate based on attractive free-lance fees;
  • The opportunity to be part of an international team and network of excellent legal experts
     

If you are interested, please send your cover letter and CV to info@sparklegalnetwork.eu, demonstrating how you meet the following essential criteria:

  • A passion for and deep understanding of EU law (at least Masters level in Law);
  • Excellent research and analysis skills;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Fluent English language skills (both written and spoken)

Fragomen is the world’s leading exclusive provider of immigration services. With more than 50 offices worldwide, it provides immigration services in more than 170 countries. For over 60 years, it has provided strategic immigration advice to a diverse range of clients from individuals to the world’s leading multinational corporations. With over 4,000 employees, you will be joining a truly global firm where providing exceptional client service is at the core of the work. 

A career at Fragomen will provide you with the opportunity to work in an exciting environment for a broad range of clients, where no two days will be the same. You will face interesting challenges and you will work with dedicated, friendly and ambitious people. The firm is extremely proud of its diverse workforce and it is fully committed to providing equal opportunities, believing that our differences make us stronger.

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You will be responsible in this versatile role for preparing immigration packages, following up with authorities on application status and supporting the Consultants with client inquiries and reporting.

You will ideally have initial experience in an immigration / legal environment, or in a fast-paced professional services environment. You will also have a Bachelor’s degree.

In addition, very good verbal and written communication skills in German and English are required.

You will also be well organised, able to meet deadlines and have an accurate work style.

Please send your resume and motivation letter to Saima Tanveer (GermanyRecruitment@fragomen.com).

Coordinator, UK Inbound Team – Sheffield

The Immigration Coordinator helps to provide exceptional levels of business support to a wide range of clients by supporting Fragomen’s UK Inbound Associate’s and Paralegal’s in an administrative capacity.

They are exposed to a full range of immigration processes and administrative tasks including drafting initial emails, drafting immigration applications, preparing compliance packs and updating case management system.

Working hours: Monday - Friday (X3 shifts) 8:00 - 4:30pm, 9:30am - 6pm or 10:30am - 7pm.

Please send your CV to Emma Bartholomew (emma.bartholomew@fragomen.com).

Paralegal, UK Inbound Team – London

As a junior team member under direct supervision, the Paralegal will assist in the day to day functions of the compliance team including all aspects of casework, take responsibility for sponsor licence renewals, assist in the preparation for and attend external audits, marketing events and project work.

Working hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm.

Please send your CV to Emma Bartholomew (emma.bartholomew@fragomen.com).

Immigration Consultant, EMEA Coordination Team – London or Sheffield

The EMEA Coordination team is responsible for processing the visas of our clients who are based in countries where Fragomen does not have a physical office. Immigration Consultants are responsible for providing immigration services to a range of clients across primarily, but not exclusively, European jurisdictions.

Working hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm.

Please send your CV to Emma Bartholomew (emma.bartholomew@fragomen.com).

Caselex is a unique and fast-growing legal information service aimed at serving antitrust/competition and M&A professionals around the world. Working with a team of national experts from all around Europe, Caselex has developed a comprehensive database of English market definition summaries from merger control decisions delivered by 31 competition authorities around Europe. Having launched the service in Autumn 2016, our client portfolio has grown rapidly to over 100 leading law firms and competition authorities around Europe and beyond.