Personal Profile

Victoria is an Associate in the firm's Real Estate Dispute Resolution team, specialising in contentious issues relating to commercial property.

On a day-to-day basis Victoria acts for commercial landlords, tenants and developers, regularly advising clients in relation to unopposed and contested lease renewals, break notices, possession actions, dilapidations, breaches of covenant and debt recovery claims.

Victoria has a particular interest in cross-border work and was recently involved in a large scale LCIA Arbitration relating to a major Ukrainian property development.

Victoria is a member of the Property Litigation Association.

Key Experience

  • Acting for one of Ukraine’s largest domestic corporations in relation to a dispute arising out of the purported exercise of a put option in a sale agreement relating to a prime retail development in a major Ukrainian city.
  • Acting for a large international bank in relation to expedited High Court and Court of Appeal possession proceedings against “Occupy London” protestors.

Career History

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, DLA Piper UK LLP
Trainee, DLA Piper UK LLP
LPC (Commendation), College of Law
Philosophy (First Class Honours), University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne