Expertise and Professional Background
Following practice as a litigation barrister in the BVI with another leading offshore firm Vicky Lord joined Harneys London Litigation and Restructuring and Insolvency practice as a senior associate in June 2014 and became a partner in 2017.
Vicky has a wide breadth of experience in cross-border jurisdictional commercial matters, from insolvency to shareholder disputes, both led and acting alone, in the Commercial Court and Court of Appeal of the East Caribbean Supreme Court and has also appeared in the Privy Council. She has particular expertise in high value contentious trusts and probate litigation, where she has acted for trustees, beneficiaries and third parties with considerable success.
Before working offshore Vicky was in-house counsel with Kingsley Napley LLP, following private practice at the Bar and is a member of the Chancery Bar Association.
Vicky has been recognised as a next generation BVI lawyer in Legal 500 2017. She is also a past winner of the Client Choice Award (2014) for the BVI for offshore services, voted for by corporate counsel.
Vicky es socio en el equipo de litigación de derecho comercial y civil más grande de las Islas Vírgenes Británicas, y contando con la práctica de juicios e insolvencia de mayor crecimiento en Islas Caimán. Cuenta con gran experiencia en asuntos comerciales y de insolvencia con énfasis multi-jurisdiccional y de alto perfil. Abogada basada en Londres, frecuentemente comparece ante las cortes, tanto a primera instancia que a las cortes de apelación, incluso al Privy Council en el Reino Unido.
Vicky es bilingüe en Español e Ingles
Vicky es recomendada en Legal 500 2017.
Inns of Court School of Law (Bar Vocational Course) 2007
University College London (Law with Hispanic Law LLB) 2003
England and Wales 2007 (not practising)
British Virgin Islands 2011
Legal 500: Vicky is recognised as a "next generation lawyer" Legal 500 2017.