Experience

Hannah assisted in the representation of the husband in Radseresht v Radseresht-Spain [2017] EWHC 2932 (Fam), concerning the recognition of a talaq divorce in England and Wales.

Hannah’s experience includes:

  • Cases involving other jurisdictions (UAE, Qatar, Iran, Saudi Arabia, China, USA, France, Switzerland, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines)
  • Cases involving questions of domicile
  • Sharia law
  • Financial claims for children of unmarried couples
  • Financial claims following overseas divorces
  • Recognition of marriages and divorces
  • Enforcement and interim maintenance issues

Expertise

Hannah represents high net worth individuals in all aspects of family law, and has particular experience resolving financial claims in matters involving foreign jurisdictions or assets. Hannah has a keen interest in cases with a UAE/Sharia law dimension, having spent time working in Dubai for a specialist international family law firm.

Hannah also has experience of matters involving children, including child arrangements and financial provision.

 

Career

Hannah studied law at the University of Birmingham, before completing her Legal Practice Course at the University of Law Bloomsbury. Hannah trained and qualified at Expatriate Law in 2018 before joining Stewarts in April 2020. During her training contract, Hannah spent a year based in Expatriate Law’s Dubai office, working closely with a local team of lawyers to support British expatriates living in Dubai and the wider Middle East.

Accreditations and memberships

  • Member of Resolution
  • Treasurer of Association of Women Solicitors (London)
  • Member of Women Lawyers Division

Personal

Hannah enjoys being outside in the countryside with her family and two excitable dogs. In her time off work, she loves to travel.