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BARRISTERS

VICTORIA BRANKOVIC - PUBLIC / DIRECT ACCESS LL.B (HONS) BARRISTER

Called to the Bar (Inner Temple): July 2008

Areas of practice

Family: all aspects of family law including;  

  • Private law children - at all stages, from first appearance through to final hearing, including interim contested and finding of fact hearings, in the Family Proceedings', County and High Courts. Victoria has represented parents involved in cases concerning sexual abuse, domestic violence and removal from the jurisdiction. 
  • Public law children - representation of parents and Local Authorities in the Family Proceedings', County and High Courts.
  • Ancillary relief - representation of husbands and wives at every stage of proceedings, in the County Court.
  •  Injunctive relief under the Family Law Act.

 

Civil: all civil matters including personal injury, landlord and tenant, contract and bankruptcy matters. Victoria undertakes both Claimant and Defendant work and has particular experience of:-

  • Advising on quantum for infants and adults, liability and prospects of success;
  • Application hearings;
  • Case Management Conferences;
  • Direction hearings;
  • Drafting Particulars of Claim; 
  • Fast Track Trials; 
  • Infant approval and patient approval hearings; 
  • Possession hearings;
  • Small claims hearings;
  • Winding up petitions;
  • Consumer Credit Act matters.     

Immigration: all manner of Immigration matters including;

  • Entry Clearance;
  • Asylum Appeals;
  • Deportation hearings
  • Bail hearings.

Criminal: Magistrates'/Youth Court: prosecution and defence work in trials, particularly Road Traffic Act offences and exceptional hardship and special reasons arguments.


Employment: representation at Employment Tribunal and advice on all employment matters.

Tribunals: representation at Mental Health Tribunals.

  

Education

LL.B (HONS) - First Class, Sheffield Hallam University, 2007

BVC - Very Competent, Nottingham Law School, 2008

 

Prizes & awards

Cavendish Prize for the highest achieving LL.B student

Russell, Jones and Walker prize for Tort Law

Best Solicitors prize for a Dissertation concerning the legal issues surrounding the withdrawal of treatment from patients in a Persistent Vegetative State

Associations

PUBLIC ACCESS

Public access or, as it is also known, Direct access accredited.

interests

Swimming, skiing, travelling and socialising.

 

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