Victoria Laughton > One Pump Court > London, England > Lawyer Profile

One Pump Court
One Pump Court
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Work Department

Personal Immigration
Business Immigration
Public Law
Civil Law



Victoria has specialised in the area of immigration, human rights and public law since she came to the Bar. Victoria has wide-ranging expertise in all areas of asylum and immigration including business immigration, trafficking, deportation, unlawful detention and associated civil claims and EEA and ECAA applications. She is recommended by both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500.

Victoria is known to enjoy the challenge of complicated legal issues and is regularly sought for advice on matters that are not “run of the mill”. She is experienced in complicated business immigration matters in which she frequently acts at the pre litigation stage in an advisory capacity.

Victoria also has extensive expertise in unlawful detention; both claims for judicial review  and civil claims for false imprisonment and associated areas such as misfeasance in public office. She has acted in several important reported cases in this area.


Year of call: 1998






LLB Law with French.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Immigration (including business immigration)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Victoria LaughtonOne Pump CourtVictoria is extremely thorough and a very safe pair of hands, with vast experience.

The members of One Pump Court ‘really care about their clients and about having a positive impact on the law (and the world of law) in general‘. The immigration team has a good deal of experience in a broad range of asylum cases, including those based on sexual or gender identity, political activism or the risk of re-trafficking, and in representing vulnerable claimants. Catherine Robinson acted in R3 v SSHD, a deprivation of citizenship challenge, before the Special Immigration Appeals Commission. Victoria Laughton acted in K v SSHD, an appeal concerning section 50 (9A) of the British Nationality Act 1981.