Victoria joined us in August 2014 to head up our Serious Injury Team. She is a qualified solicitor with over 15 years’ experience specialising in representing claimants who have sustained serious, often catastrophic injuries including brain and spinal cord injuries, fatal accident claims and amputee cases. She also has experience of representing rape victims in relation to their claim for damages through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.
Her highest settlement to date is £3.91 million. She was involved in the notable case of Tinsley-v-Sarkar EWHC 192 representing the Claimant who was severely injured in a road traffic accident and suffered from mental health issues. In addition she represented the Claimant in the case of Preston –v- City Electrical Factors  EWHC 2907 (QB) which is now a leading authority in relation to obtaining an interim payment. Victoria also represented Mrs Yetkin in the case of Yetkin –v- Mahmood and the London Borough of Newham  EWCA Civ 776 which was successful in the Court of Appeal. Victoria also represented the family of PC Ian Terry (deceased) who was fatally injured during a police training exercise. Following a six week Inquest the jury delivered a verdict of unlawful killing.
She is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and has been ‘The Times Lawyer of the Week’ and ‘Lawyer in the News’ in the Law Society Gazette. She was also nominated for ‘Outstanding Case of the Year’ at the Personal Injury Awards in November 2010.
In her spare time Victoria enjoys spending time with her family and friends, travelling, shopping and skiing.