Advocate Vicky Milner > Viberts > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

Viberts
VIBERTS HOUSE, PO BOX 737
DON STREET
ST HELIER
JE4 8ZQ
Jersey

Work Department

Employment Law Partner

Position

Vicky joined Viberts in 2020. She is widely recognised as the “go to” person for Jersey employment law. She specialises in high profile and complex matters, including Royal Court appeals of Tribunal decisions and cases involving directors of international trust businesses and other key employees. Vicky advises senior executives, private businesses and public sector entities on all aspects of employment law. She is regularly sought after to speak on and quoted in relation to employment issues affecting the Island, including in the 2019 Gender Pay Gap Scrutiny Review Panel. She has acted as an expert witness on Jersey law in the High Court of Justice of England & Wales.

Vicky has specialised in employment law since 2001 and her experience includes successful litigation in ground-breaking areas, such as challenging the powers of the Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal and testing the geographical scope of Jersey law in relation to offshore employment. She represented The Law Society of Jersey in a case raising discrimination and human rights issues in connection with admission to the Jersey Bar. She also appears in Jersey’s Mental Health Review Tribunal and has advised on issues concerning mental health and mental capacity of senior personnel. Previously Vicky has been Chair of Digital Jersey’s Regulation & Legislation Technical Action Group, Jersey’s Representative for the Employment Lawyers Association (“ELA”) and a long-standing member of the Institute of Directors’ Industries Sub-Committee.

Career

English Solicitor – 1996
Jersey Advocate – 2008

Memberships

  • Employment Lawyers Association (UK)
  • The Law Society Jersey

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Employment

(Hall of Fame)

Vicky Milner - Viberts Jersey Lawyers

The team at Viberts handles the spectrum of employment law issues, with experts in litigation, regulatory issues, business licensing, contract advice and compromise agreements, as well as employment issues following M&A transactions. The team is led by Vicky Milner, who specialises in representing senior individuals in claims involving allegations of discrimination and psychiatric injury, as well as non-contentious advisory work. Paul Wilson is a non-contentious employment law expert with experience in redundancies. Rebecca Morley-Kirk is a litigator who regularly appears before employment tribunals, representing individuals and unions, while Giles Emmanuel  is another key member of the practice. Chris Hendry is also recommended.