Victoria Sargeant

Associate, Solicitor, Head of Education and Employment

Victoria obtained her LLB Law Degree in 2008 and completed the Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Plymouth in 2009.

Having spent the previous 8 years working as a civil litigation lawyer for a national law firm, Victoria joined Wolferstans in November 2017 and is the Head of the Employment and Education team, acting for both employers and employees as well as local schools and academies. Victoria specialises in advising schools on unique employment issues and general education law. She is also the Chair of a local advisory governing board, a member of the HR committee for a large local Multi Academy Trust and a board member of the Cornwall Association of Primary Heads.

Victoria spends the majority of her practice advising and acting for employers and schools and supervising other members of the employment team. She provides support and legal guidance to schools across the region and has a 100% success rate of defending schools in the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal.

Outside of work, Victoria enjoys reading, long walks and spending time with her young family.