Vikki is a Solicitor specialising in Family Law and has vast experience in acting for clients in divorce and financial proceedings as well as advising unmarried clients in cohabitation disputes in the event of relationship breakdown.
Vikki qualified as a Solicitor with a local law firm, Foot Anstey in September 2009 and joined Wolferstans in July 2012. Vikki is a Partner at Wolferstans and is the head of our Family Department. Vikki oversees the day to day running of the team and supervises members of the department. Vikki has advised and supported hundreds of clients in the difficult process of relationship breakdown. Vikki has a particular specialism in advising clients with complicated and high value matrimonial assets including companies, farms, trusts, pension funds and property portfolios.
Vikki is an experienced advocate in all areas of her specialism and regularly attends Court to represent clients as well as offering office based advice and support. Vikki also has experience on advising clients on and drafting cohabitation agreements, pre-nuptial agreements and separation agreements.
Vikki is a member of Resolution which means that she is required to comply with a Code of Practice which promotes the resolution of problems arising from family breakdown in a constructive and non-confrontational way. Vikki is the Secretary of Devon Resolution and is a Resolution accredited specialist in the areas of financial provision and domestic abuse. Vikki is also a member of the Family Law Panel which is a nationwide consortium of experts which supports families in making the best choices.
Vikki is trained as a collaborative lawyer. The collaborative law process encourages separated clients to resolve matters away from Court. It involves both parties appointing their own collaboratively trained lawyer and both parties and their lawyers meeting together to try and work things out. Vikki feels that where possible, it is normally better for everyone, especially children, if matters can be resolved away from Court.
Outside of work Vikki enjoys socialising with family and friends, travelling to faraway places and going running to keep fit. Vikki is also a trustee for First Light, a local domestic abuse and sexual violence charity.