Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
LL.B (King’s College London)
LL.M (National University of Singapore)
C.L.P. (Legal Profession Qualifying Board, Malaysia)
Diploma in International Arbitration (The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators)
FMIArb (Fellow, The Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators)
FCIArb (Fellow, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators)
Building, Construction & Engineering, International & Domestic Arbitration, General & Civil Litigation
Having completed her pupillage at Shook Lin & Bok, Victoria joined the firm as an Associate in 2008. She rose through the ranks, becoming a Senior Associate in 2012 and a Partner in 2016.
Victoria’s main areas of practice are building, construction and engineering, arbitration, and general litigation. She possesses a diverse portfolio of experience in dispute resolution, having appeared as counsel in court, arbitration, commission of enquiry and more recently, adjudication proceedings under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (CIPAA). She also advises clients, primarily on matters relating to adjudication under CIPAA, arbitration, construction, contract and tort.
Alongside legal practice, Victoria is currently the Honorary Treasurer of the Society of Construction Law (Malaysia) (SCL) (2017 – 2018). She formerly served as the Honorary Secretary of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb) (2015 – 2017), a Council Member of MIArb and Editor of the MIArb Newsletter (2013 – 2015) and a Committee Member of SCL (2016 – 2017). She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and a Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (FMIArb). She is also on the Panel of Arbitrators of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA).
Victoria writes and speaks on subjects relating to her areas of practice. She lectures on an ad hoc basis on the Diploma in International Arbitration Course (Brickfields Asia College in collaboration with MIArb).