Victoria is a dual qualified Barrister (England & Wales) and Isle of Man Advocate. She commenced her career with a highly respected offshore law firm before moving to H.M. Attorney General’s Chambers in the Isle of Man. There she gained considerable experience in the field of international fraud and money laundering, with a significant proportion of her work involving investigating and prosecuting individuals and corporations accused of financial crime and bribery and corruption by foreign government agencies. Other core duties included negotiating, drafting, and advising on an assortment of commercial contracts for the provision of public services and providing advice to all Departments, Statutory Boards and Offices of the Isle of Man Government in relation to commercial and public law issues.
Additional experience includes representing banks and liquidators in winding up proceedings and claims against former company directors for fraud and breaches of fiduciary duty.
Since returning to London in 2017, Victoria continues to be instructed by a wide range of commercial and private clients in cases involving insolvency, intellectual property, and financial services litigation. Recent instructions have included disputes relating to the mis-selling of financial products and the enforceability of lending facilities.
Victoria also undertakes divorce and ancillary relief work in addition to private law child matters involving contact and residence, and represents local authorities, parents and children in care proceedings.