Victoria Francis, Partner
Victoria advises on all issues arising on the breakdown of family relationships but specialises in the complex, challenging or unusual aspects of family work.
SummaryVictoria advises on all issues arising on the breakdown of family relationships but specialises in the complex, challenging or unusual aspects of family work. She is also experienced in wealth protection matters, including pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. She tailors her services to the needs of each individual case and whilst she is committed to resolving disputes in a constructive way wherever possible, she is an experienced litigator with a wealth of experience in the London Family Courts.
Victoria is a family mediator and one of only a handful of family mediators in London trained to consult directly with children. She is also qualified to undertake Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings (MIAMs) and is an experienced Collaborative Lawyer.
Victoria is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Acted for a very wealthy husband to set aside his ex-wife’s application for financial relief in England after an overseas divorce
- Successfully secured for the wife the only asset of the marriage which was purchased from funds emanating from the husband but registered in the name of an offshore company
- Acted for a successful businesswoman in her divorce. The majority of the assets of value were in offshore trusts established before the marriage