5 Essex Court

Victoria von Wachter

Call 1997

Public / Administrative

Victoria frequently advises on matters relating to police pensions and is currently engaged in both judicial review proceedings challenging the decision of an SMP and an appeal to the Crown Court on the exercise of the Chief Constable’s discretion relating to early release of a pension.  She has also engaged in lengthy arbitration in a case where a local authority had mismanaged the pension scheme of a police force.

Notable cases include:

R (on the application of the Chief Constable of Northumbria Police) v SMP

Isaac v Chief Constable of South Wales Police

TVP v Berkshire County Council - Arbitration