Victoria McLaughlin > Chambers of George Coates > Guildford, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of George Coates
Guildford Chambers
STOKE HOUSE, LEAPALE LANE
GUILDFORD
GU1 4LY
England

Work Department

Family.

Position

Ancillary relief: advising and acting in all aspects of ancillary relief and related enforcement proceedings.

Private law children: Victoria’s experience covers all aspects of private law children cases at all levels, including complex (and intractable) residence and contact disputes, cases with an international element, allegations of child abuse within a private law context, and private law cases involving serious domestic violence and related fact-finding hearings.

Career

Called 2004; Gray’s Inn. Reported cases: Victoria was involved in the case of Q v Q (Ancillary Relief: Periodical Payments) [2005] EWHC 402 (Fam), [2005] 2 FLR 640 (court also had regard to likely future decreases in salary in the case of a professional footballer).

Memberships

  • Family Law Bar Association

Education

Victoria College, Belfast; Durham University (LLB); Trinity College, Dublin (Law LLM); Gray’s Inn Junior Scholarship.

Leisure

Keen sportswoman, cooking, theatre, travel.