Please note that Victoria is currently on Maternity Leave (February 2020).
Victoria is a Director of Sherrards and has practised as a specialist employment law solicitor since joining the firm in 2009. Regarded by clients as being both practical and approachable, Victoria has a strong focus on reaching the best commercial outcome for our clients whilst ensuring that her understanding of their individual ethos and values are reflected in her advice.
In their most recent publication The Legal 500 – one of the leading directories of the legal profession – state that Victoria is “well regarded for her clarity of explanation, patience, tenacity and professional manner.”
Recent work highlights include:
Victoria has a particular interest in Equality law and enjoys delivering in-house training for clients. In 2013 she obtained a Masters Degree in employment law from DeMontfort University in Leicester, where she undertook a dissertation exploring the thorny issues of holidays, sickness and the relationship between UK and EU law.
Victoria has a young family and is a Parent Governor of a primary school in East Sussex, chairing its Teaching and Learning Committee and sitting on the Head Teacher’s appraisal panel.
What they say
"The team at Sherrards comes across as approachable and always gets back to me very promptly."
"We have been using Sherrards for employment law advice in the UK for a number of years. Their legal guidance is concise, and they are always prepared to listen and work with us to provide pragmatic solutions. "
"We have partnered with Sherrards for some time now and the advice we get from the team is always clear, well positioned and pragmatic. Sherrards take the time to understand our business, and we get a better outcome as a result."
"With Sherrards, I feel confident and assured about taking a case forward."
"We have worked with Sherrards for many years across all areas of our business. The team has supported us on a vast range of matters including disciplinaries and reorganisations and the level of support we receive is always first class."
"Sherrards provides "commercially driven and practical" advice and has an "impressive international reach.""
"The seminars are current, relevant, informative and, excellent!!"
"Sherrards deliver straightforward seminars with practical and workable advice."
"The annual seminars from Sherrards are always informative and engaging, I would highly recommended them."
"Thanks to the team at Sherrards for the way our case was conducted, enabling another victory. Dan Soanes was effective, shrewd and dignified and gave excellent support to all of our witnesses throughout the case. "
"Excellent, entertaining and informative training. A really useful day."
"Clients describe Sherrards as “top-class” and state that “Harry Sherrard and Dan Soanes attract praise for their “brilliant commercial judgment” and “amazing attention to detail"."