Victoria has an in depth knowledge of Jersey Law and is widely experienced in international will and probate matters. She has particular expertise in the administration of high net worth and multi-jurisdictional local and foreign domiciled estates as well as complex succession planning and will drafting.
Victoria deals with a broad variety of clients and is frequently instructed to draft Wills for both local and foreign domiciled clients as well as dealing with the estate administration of local and foreign domiciled estates. Victoria also works on the registration of foreign Powers of Attorney, administers local Curatorships, and Tutelles as well as handling Court applications for a number of different matters such as the variation of a Will, applications in relation to the actions of an Executor or claims against an estate.
Victoria can also provide advice and legal opinions on domicile issues, the situs or ownership of assets from a succession point of view, and the validity of Wills and their terms.
Victoria regularly presents on a variety of topics within her field, including doing a presentation for the STEP Jersey branch on digital assets post death, and has contributed to a number of publications both locally and further afield. She was named in the Citywealth 2016 future leaders list.
Before joining Ogier in 2017 Victoria worked in the Wills and Probate team of a large Channel Island firm, heading up the department for 6 years. A graduate of the University of Northampton, she worked for the Law Society in England before moving to Jersey in 2006.
Victoria is a full member of STEP
2013 - Jersey