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Contact Victoria Brockley

Tel: 020 7749 2700

Fax: 020 7739 4309

Email: vjb@silvermansherliker.co.uk

Silverman Sherliker LLP
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Victoria J Brockley (née Russell)

Victoria Russell Employment Partner Profile Victoria J Brockley (née Russell)
LLP Partner, Employment Law.
Email: vjb@silvermansherliker.co.uk

Victoria joined Silverman Sherliker LLP in 2005 to undertake a solicitor training contract and qualified in 2007 into the Employment department where she handles contentious and non-contentious matters for clients which include SME’s, large corporates and individuals.

Victoria’s Employment practice includes:
Drafting contracts, directors’ service agreements, restrictive covenants, policies, employment handbooks, bonus/commission agreements, retention policies, settlement agreements and consultancy agreements;
Advice on procedures in the form of grievance, disciplinary, performance management, mediation, redundancy consultation, change of contract consultation, adjustments for disabled employees and flexible working; and
Bringing and defending claims in the Employment Tribunal for unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal, harassment, unlawful deduction from wages, breach of contract, making a protected disclosure, and discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, pregnancy, nationality, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Victoria’s recent work includes:
An 8 day hearing in the Watford Employment Tribunal acting for an employer and successfully defending a claim for unfair dismissal, breach of contract and for 5 grounds of discrimination and having an award made in the employer’s favour for an employer’s contract claim brought in the same proceedings;
A 13 day hearing in the East London Employment Tribunal acting for an employee successfully bringing a claim for discrimination on the grounds of disability and unfair dismissal; and
Assisting a senior city employee with a grievance, mediation, and negotiated exit following a disciplinary matter.

Victoria’s Spanish experience includes:
Fluent Spanish speaking;
Acting for Spanish speaking clients (companies and individuals) in Employment law matters;
Working in a law firm in Madrid prior to joining Silverman Sherliker (2004-2005); and
Acting for a Spanish speaking South American London Embassy and successfully defending a claim brought by an employee against the Embassy in the London Central Employment Tribunal in 2013.

Victoria also undertakes:
Training on Employment law matters for company clients;
Presentations on Employment law updates in-house and for clients and third parties including at The House of Lords in 2012 at a Senate Meeting for the Genesis Initiative; and
Writing articles for firm publications including Ewire and Employment Express.

Victoria was promoted to the position of Associate in February 2011, Senior Associate in November 2012 and was promoted to LLP Partner in July 2014.

Victoria changed her name to Brockley from Russell in 2015 on the occasion of her marriage.

One thing you may be interested to know about Victoria is that she has white water rafted on the river Manso from Argentina to Chile.


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