Victoria is a Special Counsel and member of our Trusts and Estates Team at Saunders Robinson Brown.  

She specialises in trusts and estate planning. Her commercial background means she is well placed to assist clients with complex trust and asset restructures, succession and asset planning.

After graduating in 1997 Victoria spent four years in London where she worked for Holme Roberts and Owen, a US based law firm, gaining experience in mergers and acquisitions, telecommunications and a wide variety of commercial contracts.

On her return to New Zealand in 2003, Victoria joined the corporate and commercial team at another Christchurch law firm. She then joined Saunders Robinson Brown as an Associate in the Commercial Team in 2009 before moving across to the Trusts and Estates Team.

Victoria graduated from the University of Canterbury in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Bachelor of Laws.

Notable experience

  • Advising clients on the implications of Trusts Act 2019.

  • Providing opinions on complex trust issues.

  • Advising farming families on succession planning matter.

  • Advising and undertaking complex trust restructures.

  • Advising clients on their asset structure and estate planning.


  • Member of the New Zealand Law Society