Year of Call
Victoria is highly experienced in prosecuting and defending allegations of rape and serious sexual assault.

CPS Level 4 Prosecutor

Member of the RASSO CPS Advocate Panel


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Victoria is highly experienced in prosecuting allegations of rape, sexual assault, serious violence and drugs.

She is particularly experienced in matters involving vulnerable people, including young children and those requiring an intermediary. She frequently deals with cases involving mental health law and has represented patients at mental health review tribunals.

She is also instructed for specialist prosecutions on behalf of Trading Standards and HMRC.

Victoria qualified as a solicitor in 1999, obtained her Higher Rights of Audience in 2004 and was called to the Bar in 2009.

Other interests:

In her spare time Victoria practises Marshal Arts.

Significant Cases
R v W

Prosecution of a man accused of historic sexual offences involving multiple complainants, spanning many years, resulting in life imprisonment with a tariff of 24 years and a minimum sentence of 12 years.

R v H

Successful prosecution of a man accused of rape and serious violence which resulted in 18 years’ imprisonment with an extended sentence of 6 years.

R v D

Successfully prosecuted a man accused of sexual offences on a very young complainant who was represented by a QC.

R v K

Defence of a man accused of historic sexual offences including rape.

R v L

Defence of a man accused of sexual offences against three complainants and of taking indecent images of children.

R v Christian-Walters

Prosecution of a man accused of S18 wounding where the complainant had been stabbed near the heart and nearly died.

R v Patel

Prosecution: a man accused of arson being reckless as to whether life was endangered when he set fire to a rival company and caused in excess of £100k of damage.

R v Robinson

Prosecution of an employee who had stolen over £300k from a company that dealt with waste disposal, where the accounting systems were unique to that industry. A detailed forensic analysis of the accounting returns filed with HMRC was required.

Derby City Council v Machin

Prosecution: where the mileage had been reduced and false service history documents generated. The case was featured on a consumer watchdog programme on television.

Nottingham City Council v Khizri et al

Muti-handed confiscation proceedings relating to a large-scale counterfeit cigarette operation.