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.

Contributed to

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Enforcement agents—entry and use of reasonable force
Practice Note

This Practice Note summarises the basis of an enforcement agent’s authority to enter premises to take control of goods to sell them to discharge a judgment debt or recover commercial rent arrears under the taking control of goods procedure and when reasonable force can be used to enter or to do anything for which entry is authorised, with reference to the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007.

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

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.

Taking control of goods—process once goods are seized
Practice Note

This Practice Note sets out what is required to happen once an enforcement agent has taken control of goods either to satisfy commercial rent arrears under the CRAR procedure or to enforce a judgment debt following the issue of a writ or warrant of control. This procedure came into force in April 2014.

Taking control of goods—the process up until seizure of goods
Practice Note

This Practice Note sets out the detail of the procedure relating to the taking control of goods either to satisfy commercial rent arrears under the CRAR procedure or to enforce a judgment debt following the issue of a writ or warrant of control. These provisions came into force in April 2014.

Taking control of goods—the schedule 12 TCG procedure
Practice Note

This Practice Note sets out the procedure provided for in the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007, schedule 12 for the taking control of goods in order to satisfy a judgment debt (the ‘TCG’ procedure as it may become known) which replaced the old writ of fieri facias and warrants of execution. The schedule 12 procedure also replaced the old common law remedy of distress for rent when seeking to recover commercial rent arrears and is now known as CRAR (Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery).

Practice areas

Membership

  • Association of Litigation Professional Support Lawyers

Panel

  • Q&A Panel
  • Specialist Panel

Education

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

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