Victoria Bottomley


Victoria deals with a wide variety of commercial and property litigation matters involving both residential and commercial properties ranging from arrears recovery to breach of covenant, injunctions, disrepair claims, tribunal appointed manager matters, insolvency and forfeiture.

Victoria’s principles areas of practice include the handling of disputes relating to residential developments and acting on behalf of Landlords, Management Companies and Right to Manage Companies in bringing about and defending applications made to the First-tier Tribunal to challenge the reasonableness and payability of service charges and county court claims.

Victoria frequently provides commentary through articles and blog posts which deliver practical advice on a range of property matters to clients and the wider public. Examples include:

  • A Knotty Problem: whether diminution in value caused by Japanese knotweed was recoverable as a claim in nuisance
  • Determination of service charge: whether lift repairs could be charged to assured tenants
  • Breach of Covenant: whether damages awarded to breach of covenant to repair are subject to 10% uplift
  • Time to Convert
  • Debt Respite Scheme: Whether costs were to be paid on account where a debt respite moratorium was in place


  • Law Society of England & Wales