Vicky has over 8 years’ experience in dealing with litigious matters.
Vicky was awarded a 2:1 (Hons) in History and Politics at Royal Holloway, University of London. She then went on to attend the College of Law in Guildford to complete the academic aspect of her legal training.
Vicky qualified as a solicitor in November 2011 and joined Myerson’s commercial litigation department in October 2012. Prior to joining Myerson, Vicky worked at large law firms in both Manchester and Yorkshire. Vicky was promoted to the position of Senior Solicitor at Myerson in September 2017.
Vicky has a great deal of experience in dealing with high value and complex litigation disputes, including claims heard by the most senior courts in England and Wales such as the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Vicky is recommended in the 2020 Legal 500 edition mentioning that; “Vicky Biggs is tactically astute. Clear-headed. Never loses focus on the details.”
Vicky specialises in complex commercial litigation disputes, with a particular emphasis on intellectual property disputes relating to trademarks, copyright, patents, design rights and confidential information. Vicky also advises UK and overseas clients on a range of other issues including professional negligence, injunctions, contract disputes, contentious insolvency, corporate recovery, defamation and enforcement of personal guarantees.
In addition to her commercial litigation experience, Vicky works with the construction team in dealing with litigation relating to property and construction matters.
Expertise and Past Cases
Expertise and Past Cases
Recent notable cases Vicky has worked on include:
- Acting for the Claimant in the reported case of Freshasia Foods Limited v Jing Lu which related to misuse of confidential information and breach of restrictive covenants contained in the Defendant’s employment contract. This case was heard by the High Court of Justice on an expedited basis in March 2019.
- Acting for a start-up software development company and two of its directors in an intellectual property claim brought by Balfour Beatty. Following exchange of evidence between the parties, Balfour Beatty discontinued its claim and our clients recovered substantial costs.
- Acting for a New York based pastry house in various trademark infringement cases relating to the use of the trademark “cronut”.
- Acting for the Claimant in the reported case of CGL Group Limited v Royal Bank of Scotland which related to the mis-selling of interest rate hedging products. This case was heard by the Court of Appeal in June 2017.
- Acting for CGL Group Limited in the High Court in a misrepresentation claim relating to the mis-selling of a Property Participation Fee Agreement (PPFA).
- Acting for a private individual in a professional negligence claim against her former accountants for incorrect tax advice.
- Acting for the Claimants in a nine-party action relating to a property development in North Manchester. The Defendants in the action were two commercial banks, two builders, an individual surveyor and the surveyor’s firm.
- Acting for the Defendants in relation to a dispute involving architects plans for a large-scale student accommodation development in Sheffield.