Vicki has specialised in family law for 21 years. This wealth of experience ensures that she achieves the best possible outcomes for her clients. Vicki recognises the stress that family breakdown causes and will work relentlessly to secure a brighter future for all those who instruct her.
Vicki has particular expertise in complex disputes around arrangements for children following relationship breakdown. She frequently advises in children cases where there are issues of domestic abuse and concerns around drugs and alcohol. Many of Vicki’s cases also involve international features or relocation within the UK. She is well used to dealing with high profile clients where the need to protect the children involved from media attention is also critical. Vicki’s vast knowledge and experience together with her meticulous preparation and energy lead to fantastic results for her clients and their children.
Clients comment on Vicki’s attention to detail and brilliant strategic approach which is vital in this area of the law as well as her empathy and support through the process. She recognises the needs to act swiftly where children are concerned and will ensure that every resource is used to ensure outstanding outcomes.
Vicki also deals with the financial consequences of separation and specialises in cases involving substantial assets and complex financial structures. She is highly intelligent and able to understand and scrutinise the most technical financial information which leads to exceptional settlements for her clients. Vicki’s vast knowledge and calm composure mean that clients feel supported, reassured and confident that they have the best person on their side. Vicki is passionate about obtaining financial awards for her clients which will secure their financial futures.
Vicki is highly skilled in the preparation of pre-nuptial agreements where one or both parties are bringing considerable wealth to the marriage. This provides peace of mind for her clients and their families.
Vicki’s clients include business leaders, entrepreneurs, media personalities, senior professionals and their spouses. They are recommended to Vicki by former clients and other professionals because of her vast knowledge of family law, her empathetic and reassuring manner and her uncompromising determination to secure the best result for her clients.
Vicki is described in the Legal 500 as ‘meticulous’ and is also named in the Chambers directory. Vicki has been listed in City Wealth as a Leading Matrimonial & Family Lawyer. Vicki is an accredited specialist in high-net-worth divorce and children matters.
Vicki read Law at Leeds University and completed her legal training at the College of Law in York.
Vicki’s wealth of knowledge and communication skills mean that she is in regular demand to provide comment to the media. Vicki has appeared frequently on television and radio to provide insight into current family law issues. Her comments have appeared in the national press including The Times, The Telegraph, The Financial Times and The Guardian. She is a co-author of one of the leading family law text books and contributor to the Law Society Family Law Protocol. She has had articles printed in all of the most widely read family law publications. Vicki enjoys sharing her experience and passion for family law and has lectured throughout her career to professionals in both legal and non-legal spheres.
Vicki undertook her legal training at a leading family law firm where she became a partner. She went on to join Vardags where her intelligence, composure and depth of knowledge will continue to ensure great outcomes for clients.
Vicki loves the great outdoors and when not working can often be found on the peaks and fells of the Lake District with her husband and children.
“[Vicki McLynn] cuts to the chase on childcare cases.”
“Vicki McLynn is ’always on top of matters and is always well prepared; she is great with clients and retains a cool head under pressure’.”
“She approaches each issue with energy and determination, and this makes her an inspiring individual to work with.”Chambers and Partners
“[Vicki McLynn is] knowledgeable and pragmatic.”