'Exceptional' is how Legal 500 2014 describes Vicash Ramkissoon. Vicash has now been highly recommended by Legal 500 in both of their 2013 and 2014 UK editions for his Business Immigration expertise.
With 11 years PQE, Vicash is now in his second spell at Duncan Lewis as a Director of Immigration Business. Vicash is accredited as a Level 2 caseworker with the OISC and has had extensive experience in the field, having worked with another 'Big Four' accountancy firm and other Tier 2 'Legal 500' practises specialising in Business Immigration.
He has drawn on his experience working with Fortune 100 companies and high net worth individuals in order to provide technical expertise on complex applications under the Points Based System (PBS) including all aspects of Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 4 Applications.
He often assists small/medium sized companies with the process of licensing and compliance under the Sponsorship Management System and has assisted companies facing criminal/civil penalties in relation to illegal working.
Vicash also remains focused on providing audit compliance advice to Tier 4 Sponsors, especially universities and colleges. He has also contributed to articles for international students on working in the UK as well as a PBS commentary on Politics.co.uk the leading independent political website.
Vicash appeared before a Parliamentary Select Committee to provide witness evidence on the Points Based System and its current efficiency which was televised on the BBC Democracy and Parliament UK channels. His description of the UKBA's advice line as 'hit and miss' was quoted in several online articles
Vicash has substantial experience with challenging the UK Home Office with respect to UK Immigration Visa Refusals by way of Judicial Review.