Since completing her pupillage in 2005 Victoria has specialised in family law, accepting instructions in all areas of care and adoption, matrimonial finance and private law Children Act applications. Victoria is known for her meticulous preparation and ability to put clients at ease, showing empathy for the issues of importance to them, no matter how small.
Victoria represents the Local Authority, parents and Guardians and appears frequently in complex cases involving children in the both the High Court and the County Court. She has represented clients through the Official Solicitor, clients with significant learning difficulties, disabilities, and those with different cultural backgrounds.
Whilst recognising the benefits of negotiation and compromise Victoria is a determined and forthright advocate who is always willing and prepared to fight for the client.
Family Finance Team
Victoria deals with a variety of cases, from modest cases with limited assets to complex cases involving substantial assets, partnerships, corporate assets and land and property in foreign jurisdictions. Victoria understands the importance to the client of the outcome of the case regardless of the amount at stake.
Victoria is known for her meticulous preparation, her ability to forensically examine voluminous accounts and her detailed position statements.
Victoria often persuades the Judge against earlier indications and whilst recognising the benefit of compromise is a determined advocate who will always fight for her client.
Victoria accepts instructions on behalf of Husbands, Wives and interveners, intervening in cases on behalf of companies and family members.