Victoria Richardson

Legal heavyweight Victoria Richardson brings more than 23 years’ experience to the role 

Leading Northwest law firm Aticus Law has boosted its private client services offering in the region with the appointment of Victoria Richardson as its new head of family law.

With offices in Wilmslow, Manchester and Oldham, Victoria brings more than 23 years’ experience to the role, having progressed through the ranks of multiple nationally accredited law firms.

A specialist in all aspects of family law, including complex financial settlement agreements, divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships and divorce proceedings, she is particularly known for resolving matters in an amicable and timely manner.

A true advocate of No-Fault Divorce she is also an accredited member of Resolution, which champions the constructive resolution of family disputes, with extensive knowledge of co-habitation issues, children disputes and grandparents rights.

She joins from McHale & Co where she joined as a Family Law Partner.

Commenting on her appointment as head of the family law team at Aticus, Victoria said: “I am delighted to be joining the Aticus team following what has been an extremely busy period for the firm.

“While the last year or so has been extremely challenging for many businesses, Aticus has a truly impressive, forward-thinking approach to delivering its services online so that people can continue to access the support they need when they need it.

“That, coupled with the family law team’s fantastic reputation for providing expert advice that brings about the very best outcomes for its clients – many of whom are experiencing a very difficult time in their lives – makes this an ideal fit for my values and approach to law.”

Aticus Co-founder and Partner, Edward Judge, added: “We could not be more pleased to welcome Victoria to the team.

Not only does she have a wealth of experience and expertise that will truly enhance the existing family law offering here at Aticus, but she is also extremely motivated and passionate about helping people through the difficulties posed by the breakdown of a relationship.

“She has a truly unrivalled reputation for managing highly emotive situations whilst obtaining practical and realistic outcomes.

“Her arrival at the firm truly complements our wider private client offering including conveyancing, dispute resolution and employment law and we are delighted to have her onboard.”

Joining the firm with immediate effect, Victoria is qualified to act for clients both in the UK and abroad.