Payne Hicks Beach

Payne Hicks Beach

Victoria Hingston

Victoria Hingston

Victoria advises clients on all family law issues arising on the breakdown of marriage or cohabitation, pre- and post-nuptial agreements.


Victoria advises clients on all aspects of family law arising from the breakdown of marriage, civil partnership, or cohabitation, including pre/post nuptial agreements. Victoria also has extensive experience with private law children matters, including residence, contact disputes and leave to remove applications (both international and domestic).

In recent years, Victoria’s principal practice has focussed on disputes with a complex financial and international dimension. Recent cases have included contentious multi-jurisdictional issues regarding forum, complex trust structures, non-disclosure and enforcement.

Victoria is praised for her excellent communication skills and exercising sound judgement in the most challenging disputes. She recognises what is at stake for each of her clients. She often works in cases which attract media interest and seeks bespoke solutions for her clients. Her objective is to achieve the best results for her clients as swiftly as possible, but is persistent when it matters. Victoria handles every case with discretion, tact and empathy. 

Victoria is a member of Resolution and Women in Family Law.

Victoria joined Payne Hicks Beach in 2009, qualifying in 2011 and promoted to Senior Associate in 2018. She graduated with an MA in Modern History at the University of St Andrews. Victoria enjoys travelling, reading, and spending time with her family.

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