Advocate Vicky Milner
Vicky was called to the English Bar in 1996 and the Jersey Bar in 2008. She has specialised in employment law since 2001 and worked in two of the world's best known offshore law firms before setting up Callington Chambers. She is a trusted adviser to individuals and organisations.
Chambers & Partners commentry has included:
"One client enthuses: "Her knowledge of employment law is incredible; she is extremely meticulous and flexible."" (2013)
"She is one of the most experienced practitioners on the island," a competitor says. Clients praise her "calm and measured attitude, honest opinion and the way she didn't try to sugar the pill. She was clear about the likely consequences of pursuing a particular route. Analysing a complex situation and breaking it down into an easily understandable map, she was able to distil complex matters into a few simple points."" (2014)
"The "outstanding" Vicky Milner of Callington Chambers is acclaimed as "undoubtedly one of the island's foremost employment lawyers" by clients. She regularly advises senior level executives in connection with compromise agreements and grievance claims." (2016)
"A client says: "We cannot recommend her highly enough. She is developing a strong reputation in the marketplace for her superior ability to navigate the uncertainty of issues and to bring these to an intelligent and fair conclusion."" (2017)
Vicky's experience includes successful litigation in ground-breaking areas, such as challenging the powers of the Jersey Employment Tribunal and testing the geographical scope of Jersey law in relation to "offshore" employment. She represented The Law Society of Jersey in a case raising discrimination and human rights issues in connection with admission to the Jersey Bar. She was appointed adviser (amicus curiae) to the Royal Court of Jersey in the first ever legal challenge brought under Jersey's Control of Housing and Work (Jersey) Law 2012.
Vicky has acted as an expert witness on Jersey law in the High Court of Justice, Commercial Court.
Vicky has been a tutor at Jersey's Institute of Law and Chair of Digital Jersey's Regulation & Legislation Technical Action Group. She was previously Representative of the Employment Lawyers Association (Jersey Branch) and adviser to Jersey's Institute of Directors on discrimination law changes.
Vicky has been accredited by The Law Society of Jersey in relation to the provision of legal representation at Mental Health Review Tribunals in Jersey. Get in contact.