- Broad Street Bristol BS1 1DR
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Broad Street Bristol BS1 1DREmail
Hannah undertakes Matrimonial Finance, Schedule 1, Private-Law children work, and trusts of land cases. She has a particular interest in how these areas interplay with each other and other jurisdictions, such as Proceeds of Crime.
Acting for Husbands, Wives, and interveners, Hannah has conducted cases which involve companies, partnerships and farms.
Cases of interest include:
- Re H – representing intervening daughter with beneficial interest in property owned by husband and wife;
- Re L – representing intervening brother and mother with life interest in property owned by husband and wife;
- Re B – representing husband. Co-director of pre-marriage business suffering the effects of economic downturn;
- Re P – representing wife. All assets (including contingent, possible hidden and sole trader business assets) in husband’s name. Significant debt in wife’s name. Issues about liquidity of assets and potential for bankruptcy;
- Re H – representing husband. Wife fraudulently encashed joint assets;
- Re C – representing wife. Short marriage with contribution argument by virtue of her securing removal of agricultural tie on FMH which had been owned by her husband before their marriage;
- Re C – representing wife. Whether concluded agreement and, if so, whether vitiated on grounds of change of residence of one of the children;
- Re B – detailed analysis of company accounts of the husband’s nine companies proved an understated income on his part.
Child Law Private
Hannah represents parents, grandparents and children’s guardians in all aspects of private-law children work
Case of interest include:
- Re M – Secured supervised contact contrary to the expert recommendations in a case where Father was convicted of downloading indecent images of children
- P v B – Successfully argued for local schooling contrary to Father, Local Authority, and SEND Tribunal’s preference for child to attend independent school
- Re T – Secured contact for Grandparents, who had provided high level of care for the child, contrary to the wishes of the Mother
- K v H – Successfully argued against declaration of parentage in circumstances where paternity not in issue but mother’s motives were potentially harmful to the child
- B v W – Secured order for indirect contact only following fact-finding hearing about violent father
- C v P – Permission granted for child to move abroad despite shared care arrangement in place
Interplay with other Areas
- B v M – Concurrent TOLATA and Schedule 1 proceedings in which offset sought from proprietary interest for past/future school fees
- M v S – Representing H in financial remedy proceedings concurrently with COP proceedings for W’s lack of capacity
- Re W – Disciplinary proceedings for misconduct, including applications for interim suspension, by the GSCC against a children’s Guardian;
- Re W – representing wife in ancillary relief proceedings concurrent with husband’s confiscation proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act;
- Re H – representing the intervening partner with a TOLATA claim against a property subject to a Proceeds of Crime Act confiscation order;
- Re I – representing the Crown Prosecution Service in financial remedy proceedings following confiscation proceedings under POCA.