Victoria advises international and Japanese clients from across a broad range of sectors. She has experience working on judicial review proceedings, public enquiries and criminal investigations, but focuses particularly on the resolution cross-border disputes by arbitration and other mechanisms.
She has worked in both our Tokyo and London offices, and alongside teams from our Seoul and Hong Kong offices, in disputes touching on various jurisdictions.
Victoria's recent experience includes:
- a Middle Eastern company on a JCAA arbitration relating to the termination of a long term distribution agreement by a Japanese company
- a listed property developer in respect to a potential dispute with its joint venture partner, under a Shareholder's Agreement, Property Management Agreement and Development Management Agreement, regarding the costs and execution of remedial works on a luxury residential tower block, following the discovery of defective cladding at the property
- an individual contractor, on a pro bono basis, in JCAA proceedings against a Japanese translation services company arising from a dispute regarding the standard of services required and the interdependency of different forms of consideration
Victoria studied Politics, Psychology and Sociology at the University of Cambridge, specialising in Sociology and graduating top of her class in 2013. She then converted her training to law, studying the Graduate Diploma in Law and Accelerated Legal Practice Course at BPP University, before joining Herbert Smith Freehills in 2015.
Victoria is admitted in England and Wales.