Vidisha Sidhu

Senior Legal Assistant

After completing a law degree from Brunel University, Vidisha went on to complete the Legal Practice Course from the College of Law in London. She then obtained a further post graduate qualification by completing a Masters with Merit in International Intellectual Property Law from Brunel University in 2008.

Vidisha joined LUPINS in August 2012. During her time in the firm, she has worked as a paralegal in the immigration and the employment department. She joined the public law team in February 2015 and works under the close supervision of experienced solicitor Stefan Vnuk, who is also a Level 3 Advanced Caseworker and Supervisor.

She has experience assisting with a wide range of asylum and human rights cases. She has particular expertise in dealing with public law challenges to Home Office decisions in relation to unlawful detention, removals including third country removals under the Dublin Regulations, fresh claims, certification and unlawful delay made in the Administrative Court and in the Upper Tribunal and onward appeal to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

She is also solely responsible for maintaining and overseeing the Detained Asylum Casework allocation system within the firm.  Vidisha speaks fluent English and Punjabi; and conversational Hindi.

Some call us persuasive, we call ourselves commanding.
Others call us dependable, we call ourselves LUPINS.

LUPINS support you all the way:

Straight-talking-advice from lupins
  • Communicating in clear language and making sure that you know where you stand

  • Ensure that you are applying for the right immigration process

  • Ensure that you have the documentation that proves you qualify for your chosen immigration process

  • Advise and assist you in completing and submitting the application forms

  • Make detailed representations in support of your application, setting out clearly why the application should succeed, highlighting the documentation we are submitting and how this proves you satisfy the legal provisions

Put simply, our immigration solicitors will hold your hands throughout the process,
liaising with all relevant government bodies, including UK Visas and Immigration,
British Consulate, overseas agents and where necessary the courts.