Mr Vicash Ramkissoon > Duncan Lewis Solicitors > Harrow, England > Lawyer Profile

Duncan Lewis Solicitors
Suite 3d
79 College Road
Harrow
HA1 1BD
England

Work Department

Private and Business Immigration

Position

Vicash Ramkissoon is a director in the business and private immigration department at Duncan Lewis Solicitors. His practice encompasses a wide area including advising high net worth individuals under the Tier 1 category to conducting complex appeals in the Administrative Court on British Nationality matters.

Vicash has a strong practice advising international businesses and high net worth individuals in complex Tier 1, 2 and 4 applications under the Points Based System (PBS). He regularly advises high net worth individuals from Asia, the Middle East and Russia in relation to obtaining visas under the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) & Tier 1 (Investor) categories. He also specialises in Tier 2 sponsorship licence matters and advising businesses on their immigration strategy and compliance issues. He conducts immigration business claimant judicial review matters; in particular, challenges on behalf of Points Based System applicants.

He also has extensive experience in advising businesses on Tier 2 and 5 sponsorship, immigration strategy and conducting compliance audits. He is often requested to assist companies facing criminal or civil penalties in relation to working illegally.

Career

Vicash qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and was made a partner-level director at Duncan Lewis Solicitors in 2013. Prior to working at Duncan Lewis Solicitors Vicash worked with one of the ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms.

Memberships

Vicash is a member of the Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA) and is accredited as a Level 2 Caseworker with the OISC.

Education

Vicash received his LPB and LLB (Hons) from Southbank University.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Immigration

Duncan Lewis Solicitors is known across practice areas for its legal aid work, and the immigration and public law team is especially prominent in this area, with experience bringing cases to the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court, and the European Court of Human Rights. The firm’s flagship judicial review claimant practice sees it represent clients including the vulnerable and marginalised, and its immigration offering is strengthened by collaboration with its expanding international presence challenging UK government practices abroad. Key team members include Toufique Hossain, who has particular experience handling asylum claims for clients who are victims of torture, sexual abuse, and trafficking, as well as Ahmed Aydeed, Rohena Wallace, and business immigration department directors Tamana Aziz and Vicash Ramkissoon, who provides advice and handle appeals for clients from a range of industries.