Vicky obtained a law degree from Southampton University and went on to The College of Law in Guildford, where she passed the Law Society finals. Vicky joined Judge & Priestley Solicitors in Bromley as a trainee in 1990 and qualified as a solicitor in 1992. She joined Judge & Priestley’s family department as an assistant solicitor and later became an associate solicitor in their civil litigation department. Vicky moved to Wade Stevens & Co in Petts Wood in 1999, dealing with their family and civil litigation cases. In 2009, Vicky joined Vance Harris in Crowborough, which later became a part of Core Law Group LLP. Here she dealt with their family and civil litigation matters. Her family work covered divorce, dissolution of civil partnership, court applications for financial remedies, negotiating financial settlements, advising on, and drafting consent orders. It also involved deeds of separation, negotiating arrangements for children, court applications for injunctions – to regulate occupation of the family home and advise on property disputes between cohabitees – and more.
Vicky joined Knights Solicitors on 1st January 2016 as an associate of the firm to launch our family department.
Family Law Specialist
Vicky is a member of Resolution, which requires members to adhere to a code of practice that promotes a sensitive, cost-effective, and constructive approach to resolving family law issues.
Vicky will always seek to reduce or manage any conflict and confrontation, support and encourage families to put the best interests of any children first and act with honesty, integrity and objectivity.
As a Resolution member, Vicky has signed up to a Code of Practice that promotes a constructive approach to family issues and considers the needs of the whole family, and in particular the best
interests of children. This means that I
· Listen to you, be honest with you and treat you with respect.
· Explain your options and give you confidence to make the right decisions.
· Help you focus on what is important in the long-term.
· Help you balance financial and emotional costs with what you want to achieve.
· Work with others to find the right approach and the best solutions for you.
· Help to manage stress in what can be an already stressful situation.
Vicky is proud to be a member of Resolution and among family justice professionals who work to resolve issues in a constructive way.