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Ross Ahmadzai

Ruslan (Ross) is an Immigration Solicitor specialising in corporate, individual and business migration in addition to general global mobility matters, including audit and compliance associated with sponsoring foreign nationals. 

Ross is the Principal Solicitor at Crystal Migration, an incorporated legal practice servicing local and global clients. Having worked in several law firms including Fragomen, and the big Four (KPMG), Ross has a wealth of experience in all areas associated with Australian immigration law, with over 13 years of relevant industry experience.

Being a migrant from Tajikistan, Ross has developed a strong passion for immigration matters and understands the importance of deciding to call Australia home. He ensures that all his clients receive the personalised service, care, and attention they deserve. Ross’ mission is to ensure that his clients fully understand their immigration journey and achieve their desired immigration outcome.

Ross has over four years of experience in delivering continued professional development courses to Registered Migration Agents as well as Immigration Lawyers and takes practical approach when it comes to the complex area that is the Migration Law.  He has designed and delivered face to face CPD workshops, online seminars and has been a guest presented at several migration conferences.  He is well known in the industry as a “go to” person for complex immigration enquiries and has unique and approachable teaching style.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws, University of Technology Sydney.

Professional memberships: Law Society of New South Wales and Migration Alliance.

Ross Ahmadzai

Yin  Chiew

Yin is a Practice Leader at LegalVision and specialises in Corporate Immigration. She advises start-ups, SMEs and multi-national corporations across various industry sectors, including resources, construction, technology, manufacturing, professional services, hospitality and life sciences.

Her expertise is in employer-sponsored work visas, labour agreements, global talent employer-sponsored scheme, training visas, business innovation and investor visas and global talent visas. She is also experienced in tribunal appeals in relation to refused and cancelled visas. Further, Yin assists private clients with partner and family migration.

Before joining LegalVision, Yin was a lawyer at a national law firm, Lander & Rogers. She later transitioned into a legal consultancy role where she advised corporations, law firms and government entities on their recruitment and human capital strategies.

Evan Bishop

Evan Bishop is Worldly Migration and Recruitment Consultancy’s primary Consultant, and his motivated and driving determination to help others in matters of Migration Law is unrelenting. These characteristics along with the migration law and employment visa specialisation has allowed Evan to become one of the go-to mentors in his profession for Migration Agents and Immigration lawyers on the Employer Sponsored Visa subclasses.

All works are overseen by Evan directly, and he is renowned for his personable and meticulous approach. Worldly Migration’s clients appreciate the manner in which he keeps completely up-to-date with immigration Legislative changes that always reflect current policies, and Evan prides himself on specifically looking for the unique differences that can ensure decisions are based-on the best options and information at all times.

Ross Ahmadzai
Ross Ahmadzai

Patrick Vanderham

Patricks career is dominated by 11 years as an Executive role with James Hardie industries in Queensland, South Australia, USA and New South Wales.

After moving from the Building Materials Industry, Patrick spent 14 years in the Recruitment and Consulting industry working for Australian icons such as Morgan & Banks, Hudson, Drake and Kelly Services.

Most recently he has been a registered Migration agent since 2015. Patrick is the holder of Masters of Business Administration from Macquarie Graduate School of Management and Certificate in Migration Law & Practice from Griffith University.  

Ben Zipser

Ben Zipser has been a barrister at the NSW Bar since 1999. Prior to this, he was a solicitor at the Australian Government Solicitor since 1993. Ben frequently appears in migration matters in the federal courts and Administrative Appeals Tribunal (“AAT”). Ben is a leading junior counsel in migration law at the NSW Bar. He has appeared for applicants in over 270 matters in the federal courts (including the High Court of Australia) and AAT over the years.

The matters have involved a broad range of visa subclasses and issues. Ben also assists migration agents and solicitors prepare submissions and evidence in complex or difficult visa application or cancellation matters before the Department of Home Affairs.

Ben enjoys presenting webinars and face-to-face seminars on migration law topics and makes an effort to ensure the presentations are informative and engaging for participants.

Ross Ahmadzai
Ross Ahmadzai

Nilesh Bansal

Nilesh is a Lawyer with over 10 years experience in Migration Law and an enviable success rate.

He is an expert in Employer Sponsored Visas, Family Visas and Skilled Migration Visas.

His clients look at Nilesh as their friend and family. He wants to contribute to society by helping those in need. Honest and reliable and believing to always keep trying until Nilesh get the best possible outcome for his clients.

The team

Yuri Kozak

After living in sunny Brazil for the majority of his life, Yuri moved to Sydney in 2018 as a Marketing student and received both, a bachelor in business administration as well as a masters degree in human resource management.

Since arriving in Australia, Yuri has had the opportunity to work in a number of companies which deal directly with foreign audiences such as an international student agency, a student accommodation company and a school for international students.

Yuri began working for Crystal Migration in 2019. He has now worked his way up to being the company’s knowledge manager.

Ross Ahmadzai
Ross Ahmadzai

Gustavo Malaquias

Born and raised in the city of Santos, in the coast of São Paulo, I’ve always been interested in communication, management and getting to know new cultures and venturing into other countries.

At 17 I moved to Canada to study Marketing, when I graduated, I returned to Brazil and started a social media agency. I decided to become more professional and started studying Advertising at USC (Universidade Santa Cecilia) in Santos.

In 2023, I decided to move to Australia looking for new challenges, until I joined the Crystal Migration team. Where I ended up becoming interested and enjoying the work routine.

Chhounkim (Kim) Chea

Born and raised in Cambodia, he spent most of his life living there until finishing High School.

Afterward, he moved to Sydney in 2018 to pursue further studies. He has received his bachelor’s degree in IT.

As a new addition to the Crystal Migration team, Kim is performing admin tasks as well as providing assistance to the clients.

Ross Ahmadzai