Hannah is a Senior Associate in the Private Client team, based in our Bristol office, and has over 7 years' experience advising a wide range of clients on all aspects of private family law, including resolving financial matters and arrangements for children and drafting prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
Hannah trained with a well-known national firm before moving to Bristol in 2013 where she worked alongside one of the city’s best known family practitioners.
Hannah gives practical and realistic advice whilst empathising with her client and understanding their individual priorities.
Hannah is recognised by Chambers as an associate to watch, “experienced in working on divorces with financial remedy issues” and "a very strong solicitor with an all-round understanding of clients' needs." She regularly advises on complex financial remedy matters, including cases involving international aspects, and is also skilled at private law children matters.
“From the first phone call to Hannah I felt I was in safe hands. Hannah dealt with my complex divorce with compassion and honesty. When it felt like my world was crashing in around me she was there as my constant expert, giving sensible and reasonable counsel. She always made me feel I was her number one priority and she was available to me whenever needed.” - Private client
"Hannah Petherick has done an excellent job setting up my pre-nuptial agreement. The entire process was conducted in a professional and considerate manner. Hannah’s attentiveness and excellent knowledge of the law made what could have been an extremely challenging process very easy for me. I would not hesitate in recommending Hannah Petherick and VWV." - Private client
"Highly recommended senior associate Hannah Petherick joined in January 2018 from Gregg Latchams LLP." - Legal 500
"Petherick is ‘courteous, professional, well prepared, unflappable, and conscientious." - Legal 500
Hannah is a member of Resolution and YRES, and enjoys swimming, food, travel, and spending time with her young family.