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Victoria Hamblen

Year of Call: 2018
Email Address: victoria.hamblen@3pb.co.uk
Telephone: 01865 793736

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Commercial

Victoria accepts instructions across the whole range of commercial and contractual disputes and is regularly instructed at all stages of proceedings, providing advice, settling pleadings and appearing in court at interlocutory hearings and trials. Victoria welcomes instructions in all commercial matters and has a particular interest and experience in claims relating to directors liabilities, fiduciary duties, misrepresentation, incorporation of terms and penalty clauses, and the enforcement of settlement agreements.

Recent work includes:

  • Advising in relation to a claim in relation to alleged breaches and dispute as to contract variations on a cruise
  • Debt recovery in relation to an employment dispute involving a recruitment agency
  • Acting on behalf of businesses and consumers in relation to claims under the Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • Advising on the law of agency and principal in relation to a business to business contracting contract
  • Advising a company on potential breaches of the Companies Act by an accountant and quantum
  • Appearing in a range of interim application hearings, relating to strike out, summary judgment, set aside applications, relief from sanctions applications, and case management conferences.

Victoria has previously completed an intensive course in commercial mediation and has experience of representing clients in mediations and settlement negotiations in a wide range of commercial contexts.

 

  • Recommendations

    Instructing solicitors have praised Victoria, stating: “I have no doubt that the kindness Victoria showed the client gave them the confidence to deliver their evidence as they did.”

    One client enthused: “…thank you for fighting my corner and securing a fairer settlement for me. I am very grateful for your professional tenacity and skill.” Whilst another client noted: “Thanks to Victoria for working her magic so that we got the right result.

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Academic qualifications

  • School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS, University of London), BA Joint Hons: Chinese and Politics

 

Scholarships

  • Pupillage Wig Award, University of Law
  • Advocacy Scholarship, University of Law
  • Harmsworth Scholarship, BPTC Major Award, Middle Temple
  • Blackstone Entrance Award, Middle Temple
  • Harmsworth Scholarship, GDL Major Award, Middle Temple

Professional qualifications & appointments

  • University of Law, LLM in Bar in Practice
  • University of Law, BPTC
  • BPP Law, GDL

 

Professional bodies

  • Honourable Society of Middle Temple