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Hugh James has appointed Victoria Cannon as the new Partner to head the law firm’s Family team.

Victoria has over 20 years of experience in family law, with particular expertise in supporting high-net-worth clients with complex divorce cases and intricate financial matters involving complex assets, and pensions and investments, including those held internationally.

Private Wealth lead, Matthew Evans said:

“We’re delighted to welcome Victoria to Hugh James.  She brings with her a proven track record of providing compassionate advice of the highest standard to clients.  This approach to client care, coupled with her ambition and drive to grow and improve our Family law offering, means that she is aligned with both the client first values of our firm and our ambitious growth strategy.”

Commenting on her appointment, Victoria Cannon added:

“I’m elated to join such a prestigious firm.  When the opportunity arose to head up the Family team at Hugh James, I knew without hesitation that this would result in a great career move.

“I’m looking forward to developing a robust family law service in the Cardiff area and nationally by offering clients a seamless service with a tailored approach dependent upon our clients requirements and needs.  It is an exciting time for the Family team at Hugh James and I am very much looking forward to the future.”

Victoria also advises on complex children matters and the establishment of child arrangements within private law proceedings and has specialist experience in cases involving domestic abuse and the implementation of necessary protective measures. She is ranked as a ‘Leading Individual’ in The Legal 500 directory. Victoria aims to expand the Cardiff team’s presence across other Hugh James offices, alongside the firm’s overarching private wealth practice.

Emma Waddingham

Emma Waddingham

Editor, Legal News

Emma Waddingham is the Editor & Founder of Legal News. She is a seasoned legal editor and journalist and experienced marketing & events consultant, working almost exclusively with the UK legal sector.