Victoria is a partner at Allsop and leads the property owners rating team. She has over 24 years of experience in business rates and previous roles include Prosecuting Officer for seven London Boroughs, including Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and The City of Westminster. She joined Allsop as an Associate in 2012, where her main focus was on rate management and audit.
She is an expert in appraising vacant properties to provide solutions for onerous liability; be it via rate mitigation, rate relief, exemptions, litigation or appeals. In 2017, Victoria and her team formed part of the intervening party in a Supreme Court ruling, which had significant implications on the valuation of properties undergoing schemes of refurbishment or redevelopment.
Victoria’s team has been appointed sole rating advisor to a 4.7M sq ft mixed-use scheme in Royal Albert Docks for an Asian investor.
Clients she has represented include MHA, ABP, GMG, Strawberry Star, Clearbell, Hines, Primark, PWC, Moss Bros, KPMG. BMO, Aviva Investors, Derwent London, Columbia Threadneedle, Stanhope.
She is a member of the Rating Surveyors Association and The Institute of Revenues Rating & Valuation (IRRV).