Seraphus is a 2015 M&A Awards winner

Acquisition International Magazine made the following announcement:

‘Seraphus is a proud winner of one of our 2015 M&A Awards! Congratulations!

It’s been a truly amazing year, with M&A activity on the rise and industry professionals across the world continuing to excel in their respective fields. With this in mind and with so many worthy nominees competing for a coveted place on our winners list, it is an honour to name your firm:

Most Innovative Immigration Firm - UK

The Acquisition International M&A Awards celebrate dedication, skill and outstanding results from individuals, teams and firms across the corporate world. Throughout this year’s awards process, we have been immensely impressed with all of the nominees and are proud to reward each and every one of our successful entrants with the recognition they deserve.’

Seraphus would like to thank all those who voted us in the category of most innovative immigration firm UK.

Seraphus is a Global Awards 2015 winner

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Seraphus has been voted a Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2015 winner in the category of immigration law. We would like to thank all those who voted for us to win this category. We have been listed as a winner in the Corporate LiveWire publication which can be found here.

Changes at Seraphus



After five years providing services within the Hammersmith and Shepherd’s Bush area Seraphus has relocated to a new location at 1 East Poultry Avenue, London, EC1A 9PT. The relocation will give us greater exposure to new industries and provide us with a foundation upon which we can expand our services beyond immigration, asylum and human rights...please keep returning to our blog for updates.

Our new office is located in London, on top of Smithfield Market. Our address is Innovation Warehouse, First Floor, One East Poultry Avenue, London, EC1A 9PT. The nearest Underground station is Barbican, servicing the Circle, Hammersmith & City, and Metropolitan lines, (6 minute walk) and the nearest rail station is Farringdon, servicing Thameslink and Southeastern trains (3 minute walk). Alternative Underground stations include Chancery Lane (8 minute walk) and St Paul’s (10 minute walk), both servicing the Central Line.


Seraphus wins Human Rights Law Firm of the Year

Seraphus has been awarded the title of being the Human Rights Law Firm of the Year - UK by Acquisition International’s 2014 Global Mobility & Immigration Awards.

To reach this decision AI have gone through a vigorous process, collating votes, assessing evidence and conducting a full examination of our endeavours and achievements over the past year. The 2014 Global Mobility and Immigration Awards are given solely on merit and are presented to commend those most deserving for exceptional service amongst the Mobility and Immigration sector. The AI spiel is set out below...2014 M&A Awards Press Release (dragged) copy

Seraphus is currently looking to recruit one IAAS Level 1 Immigration Caseworker [or an unaccredited candidate with at least one years experience in asylum law]

Seraphus is currently looking to recruit one IAAS Level 1 Immigration Caseworker [or one unaccredited candidate with at least one-years experience in asylum law and have a willingness to achieve Level 1 accreditation shortly after joining Seraphus] to work at our office in Shepherd’s Bush.

The new team member is expected to work on a supervised caseload and cover the team when required. The work will relate to asylum and Article 3 based applications. The new team member will report to the Director.

Seraphus is a small, expanding practice, as such the new team member will need to be flexible and willing to work in, and around, an expanding firm. The new team member is expected to have case and time management skills, strong organisational skills, and the ability to work under pressure.


Salary: Up to £24,000 depending on experience [negotiable for exceptional candidates].

Closing date: 18 August 2014

How to Apply: If you are interested in applying for this role, please download the application pack from the link below, or visit our website, and return it by the closing date by email to recruitment@seraphus.co.uk or by post.

Contact: Christopher Desira

Address: 100A Threshold House, 65 Shepherd’s Bush Green, London, W12 8TX


Application Links:

Application Form [Pages]

Application Form [Word]

Application Form [PDF]

Human Rights Law Firm of the Year - UK

Seraphus has been recognised as the 'Human Rights Law Firm of the Year - UK' in the 2014 awards by the publishers of Acquisition International Magazine. This follows on from the 2013 award of ‘Asylum and International Protection Consultancy Firm of the Year - UK’. The awards recognise investors, advisers and service providers pin-pointed for their expertise in their specialised field. The awardees are nominated by their clients and peers. They are determined by the number of votes received and by research by the publishers. For more information, the official press release presented below. 2014 M&A Awards Press Release (dragged) copy

Welcome Naomi

Seraphus welcomes Naomi Cantor to the team. Starting this week as a Senior Caseworker, Naomi brings with her a wealth of experience and enthusiasm in asylum, human rights and immigration law. We hope you join us in wishing her good luck and a successful probation period!

Vacancy at Seraphus

Seraphus is pleased to announce the following vacancy.

Vacancy: Immigration Caseworker

Expected Start Date: September 2012

The Vacancy

Seraphus is a law firm specialising in private and publicly funded immigration, asylum and nationality advice. Seraphus was awarded the LSC Quality Mark in June 2012 and is aiming for Lexcel Accreditation in early 2013. Seraphus is committed to maintaining and building its reputation for high quality advice. As a result Seraphus is currently in high demand and is ready to expand the Immigration Team.

The new team member is expected to work on a supervised caseload and cover the team where required. It is expected that the majority of the work will be related to asylum applications and appeals. The new team member is also expected to be enthusiastic and willing to be engaged in the evolution of the immigration team by, for example, writing blog posts for the firm’s website, Facebook page and Twitter feed, developing links with outside organisations, reporting cases, and evolving the team templates. The new team member will be responsible to the Supervisor for fee earning and case management. For other purposes the new team member will be responsible to the Director.

Seraphus is a small, growing practice, as such the new team member will need to be flexible and willing to work in, and around, an expanding firm. The new team member is expected to have excellent case and time management skills, strong organisational skills, and able to work under pressure.

The new team member must be accredited at the IAAS Level 2 or be very experienced at IAAS Level 1 and able to achieve Level 2 accreditation shortly after joining Seraphus.

Competitive salary and dependent on qualifications and experience.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this role, please download the application pack and return it to recruitment@seraphus.co.uk or post by the closing date.

Recruitment Pack (Version: Microsoft Word)

Recruitment Pack (Version: PDF)

Recruitment Pack (Version: Pages)

Seraphus' Insurance

Our indemnity insurance is now provided by Alpha Insurance of . The policy number is 11SOL13549-41462-10924A11. The insurance was placed by Towergate Risk Solutions. Click here for further information.

Seraphus Solicitors & Legal Aid

Legal Aid services now available at Seraphus. Read More...