Victoria Hirst is an Associate in the Competition Group in the Innovation Department.
Victoria has experience in high value commercial disputes with a particular focus on competition litigation. She has acted in a successful application for a collective proceedings order in the Competition Appeal Tribunal. She also represented an international organisation in its defence of a claim for unlawful collusion in the High Court.
During her training contract, Victoria was seconded to Global Media & Entertainment, where she advised on commercial, intellectual property, competition and governance issues.
Victoria acts as a legal mentor for two pro bono initiatives run in partnership with the Legal Advice Centre at Queen Mary University, SPITE (advising victims of revenge porn) and Pink Law (advising members of the LGBTQ+ community on a range of legal issues including discrimination and hate crime).
She also provides pro bono advice to clients of the Royal Court of Justice Citizens Advice Bureau.