Ms Victoria Pratt > Walkers > St Peter Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile

Walkers
12-14 NEW STREET
ST PETER PORT
GY1 2PF
Guernsey

Work Department

Employment

Position

Victoria is a Senior Counsel in Walkers’ Guernsey Employment Law Group.  Her employment law practice includes specialisms in data protection, executive exits and team moves and employment connected with regulated financial services business.

Victoria’s data protection work focuses on staff data (including data subject access requests and cross-border data transfers), frequently in the context of regulated industries, mergers & acquisitions and litigation.

Her practice relating to senior exits and team moves involves advising both employers and employees on contentious exits and enforcement of post termination restrictions as well as constructive and unfair dismissal.

Having worked as a commercial and fiduciary lawyer in London and Guernsey, and attaining STEP qualifications prior to specialising in employment work, Victoria has relevant experience of working within a regulated environment.

Victoria is a Guernsey Advocate and Notary Public and also advises on housing and immigration matters.

Career

Victoria trained as a Solicitor of England & Wales with DLA (now DLA Piper) in London before returning to Guernsey. She was admitted as a Guernsey Advocate in 2005 and as a Notary Public in 2011.

She worked as a trusts and corporate lawyer with another Guernsey law firm before joining Walkers predecessor firm in 2013, and has been a dedicated employment law specialist since 2015.

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Employment

(Rising stars)

Victoria PrattWalkers

In a change of hands in Walkers’ employment practice, recently promoted partner Sarah Ash took over as team head from Louise Hall following the latter’s retirement. Ash has expert knowledge regarding discrimination law pertaining to age, equal pay and gender claims. Heavily regulated entities in the financial services sector engage ‘knowledgeable, professional and friendly‘ senior counsel Victoria Pratt on data protection matters; she recently advised on investigations into employer use of employee data. Domestic and international corporate clients regularly enlist the team to handle contentious senior exits, including sensitive unfair dismissal claims.