Joint Head of Chambers
Vickie deals with a broad range of complex family law cases and has experience and interest in public law cases involving learning disabilities, psychiatric and mental health issues (adults and children), non-accidental injury and sexual abuse.
"Her eloquence and wit can be deployed to convey a serious message and argue a serious point in a manner palatable to all parties. She is gracefully robust." "She is an all-rounder: professional, pleasant to deal with and great with clients." (Chambers Guide to the Bar 2018)
"Experienced in cases involving learning disabilities and mental health issues." (The Legal 500 2017)
"Very enthusiastic about her work, passionate and a safe pair of hands." "Gets to grips with cases very quickly and is exceptional at cross-examination." (Chambers Guide to the UK Bar 2017)
"She has a broad practice encompassing difficult care cases and high-value matrimonial finance." (The Legal 500, 2016)
“A fantastic approach to client care” (The Legal 500, 2012)
"A respected practitioner with a general family practice" (The Legal 500 2011)
Highly recommended (Legal Experts 2011)
"An experienced generalist in family law" (The Legal 500 2010)
Highly recommended (Legal Experts 2010)
Recommended in family law (Legal 500 2009)
"A solid generalist in family law with a wide practice" (Legal 500 2008)
Vickie graduated in Law from Birmingham University in 1979 and was called to the Bar in 1980. Following successful completion of her pupillage (general common law with particular emphasis on civil and family law) at St. Mary’s Chambers, she became a tenant in 1981. Since then, has specialised almost exclusively in family law.
"Her eloquence and wit can be deployed to convey a serious message and argue a serious point in a manner palatable to all parties. She is gracefully robust."
Chambers Guide to the UK Bar 2018