Vicky advises clients across the spectrum of people-risk matters. She has extensive international commercial experience, gained from her time as a Managing Director and Senior Counsel at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong, and as the first in house employment counsel at The Diamond Trading Company (De Beers Group), in London. Vicky works alongside her clients to help navigate complex and sensitive matters, often with multi-jurisdictional considerations. Vicky's investigations and contentious work has a particular focus on whistleblowing, harassment and discrimination, as well as business protection matters.
Vicky is named as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500 directory and was recognized in The Lawyer Hot 100 2019 in the Litigators category. She is recognised by clients for her "Excellent leadership" (Legal 500 2022) and for being "extremely collegiate" (Chambers UK 2021).
"She is incisive and available and sees the problem from the point of view of the employer/client. I have worked with a number of magic circle firms but Vicky stands out with her qualities." Legal 500 2022
Vicky is a regular contributor to discussions on diversity.
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Blog Post: 14 JUNE 2021
Getting a seat at the board table or an item on the agenda is not as easy as it sounds. Lately though, we have seen examples of sports fans and employees flexing their muscles via alternative routes…Read more
Publications: 28 MAY 2021
Throughout the month of May 2021, members of A&O’s Employment team along with A&O Consulting and in conjunction with Gwenllian Williams, a psychologist from deWinton Williams hosted a series of…Read more
Publications: 17 NOVEMBER 2020
In the second of our series of webinars, members of Allen & Overy’s Global Employment team discussed the significant issues and challenges that employers need to prioritise in relation to managing and…Read more
Publications: 26 AUGUST 2020
It is often assumed that if a lawyer plays some part in the creation or production of a document, it automatically becomes privileged, giving it protection from disclosure in subsequent litigation.Read more