Victoria Jones#2338

Victoria Jones

Victoria has over 17 years’ experience as a commercial litigator, with a particular expertise in property litigation, and has been a professional support lawyer, both for law firms and on a freelance basis, since 2010.

Victoria is currently an associate and professional support lawyer at Freeths, where she provides technical support to the Dispute Management lawyers across all offices. This includes: developing and maintaining the know-how folders with precedents and guidance notes; ensuring that lawyers and clients are kept up to date on developments in the law; delivering and organising training; and undertaking research.

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Section 49 of the Law of Property Act 1925—summary procedure for contractual issues and orders for repayment of deposits
Section 49 of the Law of Property Act 1925—summary procedure for contractual issues and orders for repayment of deposits
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers the procedure under section 49(1) of the Law of Property Act 1925 (LPA 1925), by which a buyer or seller of any interest in land may, between exchange and completion, make a summary application to court in respect of any requisitions or objections, any claim for compensation, or any other question arising out of or connected with the contract (other than a question affecting the existence or validity of the contract).The court may make such order as appears just, including an order as to the costs of and incidental to the application. The note also deals with a buyer's rights under LPA 1925, s 49(2) to ask the court to return their deposit in appropriate circumstances.

Taking control of goods—fees of the enforcement agent
Taking control of goods—fees of the enforcement agent
Practice notes

This Practice Note sets out what fees an enforcement agent may charge and recover when they take control of goods either to satisfy a judgment debt or under the commercial rent arrears recovery (CRAR) regime.

Counter-notice under the Party Wall etc Act 1996
Counter-notice under the Party Wall etc Act 1996
Precedents

This counter-notice is for use where an Adjoining Owner has been served with a Party Wall etc Act 1996 notice by a Building Owner who intends to carry out party wall works to an existing wall. It covers the different scenarios where the Adjoining Owner requires the works proposed by the Building Owner to be modified, or some additional works to be carried out for their own benefit.

Directions—opposed LTA 1954 business lease renewal
Directions—opposed LTA 1954 business lease renewal
Precedents

This precedent is for use when directions are sought in an opposed lease renewal matter under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

Directions—unopposed LTA 1954 business lease renewal
Directions—unopposed LTA 1954 business lease renewal
Precedents

This precedent is a set/timetable of standard directions used when there is an unopposed lease renewal of commercial premises, pursuant to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

Drafting note for claim form and particulars—unopposed lease renewal (tenant’s claim)
Drafting note for claim form and particulars—unopposed lease renewal (tenant’s claim)
Precedents

This Precedent is to be used where the tenant of commercial premises seeks a lease renewal and the landlord does not oppose the application. It provides a drafting note for completing Form LT503(LN).

Landlord’s defence opposing tenant’s claim for a lease renewal
Landlord’s defence opposing tenant’s claim for a lease renewal
Precedents

This defence is to be used where a landlord is opposing a tenant’s application for the grant of a new lease (tenancy) under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

Tenant’s defence opposing landlord’s lease termination based on ground (f) of section 30(1) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
Tenant’s defence opposing landlord’s lease termination based on ground (f) of section 30(1) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
Precedents

This precedent defence is for use by a tenant opposing a landlord’s application to terminate a lease under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

Practice Areas

Panels

  • Contributing Author
  • Q&A Panel

Qualified Year

  • 2000

Membership

  • Association of Litigation Professional Support Lawyers

Education

  • University of Durham, BA (Hons) Classics
  • De Montfort University, Postgraduate Diploma in Law
  • Nottingham Law School, Legal Practice Course

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