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Victoria Westwood

Year of call:
2007
Education:
2002 - 2006
LLB (Hons) Law with American Law University of Nottingham/University of Texas
2007
BVC Nottingham Law School, Very Competent
Memberships:
Middle Temple

Victoria joined PSQB in January 2020, Zenith having previously been a tenant at Zenith Chambers.

She completed her pupillage and practised in family law at Chartlands Chambers in Northampton from 2012-2016. Prior to completing pupillage, Victoria worked in London as a County Court advocate from 2007-2012 undertaking all areas of civil work.

Victoria has an extensive family practice and accepts instructions in public law children cases, private law children cases and financial remedy cases. Victoria regularly acts for Local Authorities as well as Children’s Guardians, parents and other relatives.

Victoria has extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Non-accidental injuries
  • Genetic disorders and conditions
  • Sexual abuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Parental alienation/implacable hostility
  • Psychiatric illness/psychological conditions
  • Vulnerable clients

Practice Areas

All areas of Family Law including Private Law Children matters, Public Law including Care Proceedings, Domestic Violence cases, Financial Provision.

Previous Employment

County Court Advocate with LPC Law, acting in the capacity of solicitor agent in a wide range of civil proceedings in courts across London, Midlands, and South East Circuits.