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Legal Assistant

Previously worked at:

Newland Chase Limited

The Access to Justice Foundation

Charmini Ravindran Law


Tamil (Fluent)



Curriculum Vitae

Legal work experience

Immigration Assistant

Newland Chase Limited | Apr 18 - Mar 20

  • Handled own caseload on skilled workers for both entry clearance and leave to remain applications;
  • Solely provided high quality and efficient support for a team of fee earners with their caseload under the points-based system including: Tier 1,2,4, EU settlement scheme, spouse, sponsor license and sole representative applications;
  • Maintained clear and precise communication with applicants and clients throughout application process;
  • Reviewed documents prior to submitting to the Home Office;
  • Prepared application bundles to send to the Home Office;
  • Attended client meetings, took minutes;
  • Legal drafting;
  • Managed client invoices;
  • Assisted on delivering presentations to clients on the EU settlement scheme;
  • Drafted client care letters with all Newland Chase terms incorporated
  • Helped curate document management system
  • Carried out research on current immigration law to ensure up to date developments of the law;
  • Collated reports on current team cases to ensure they are compliant;
  • Ad-hoc requests


The Access to Justice Foundation | Jan 18 - Apr 18

  • Gained a competitive pro bono internship at the Access to Justice Foundation at the National Pro Bono Centre;
  • Assisted with research with previous pro bono case work;
  • Assisted organising the 10 Year anniversary of the foundation where the Baroness Hale of Richmond MBE attended;
  • Ensured that arrangements are in place for all resources and materials to be booked for the team;
  • Updated and maintained client work with Salesforce (CRM database);
  • Maintained contact with law firms regarding upcoming events organised by the charity;
  • Helped publicise support those who need legal help but cannot afford it;
  • Updated and maintained social media accounts;
  • Processed invoices;
  • Attended Law Society events

Legal Administrator

Charmini Ravindran Law | Jun 16 - Aug 16

  • Firm of solicitors specialising in Family, Conveyancing and Wills and Probate
  • Acted as a translator during client meetings
  • Attended court hearings as a clerk
  • Liaised with clients to book appointments with clients
  • General administrative duties including: photocopying, indexing, archiving

Other work experience

NHS Test and Trace Case traxer

Sitel Ltd | May 20 - Now

  • Currently working on behalf of the NHS Test and Trace, part of a larger team helping to manage the response to the coronavirus pandemic in the UK.
  • Providing support and guidance for cases that have tested positive for COVID19, for international travellers and those who have been in contact with COVID positive cases


TK Maxx | Jun 13 - Apr 18

This was a job I did whilst in full time education.


Legal education


University of Law | Jan 19 - Dec 19


University of Law | Sep 20 - Now


Non Legal education

Business with Economics

University of Brighton | Sep 14 - Jun 17

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