Hannah Fitzwilliam


Dispute Resolution

"Very bright, fearsomely organised and a real star of the future"

The Legal 500, 2020

Hannah is an associate in the Dispute Resolution team. She advises on a broad range of contentious matters involving both individuals and corporate clients. She has experience of litigation in the High Court and of settling disputes through negotiation. Hannah regularly advises on complex and high value disputes, often with a cross-border element.

Hannah studied Geography at the University of Cambridge and completed her GDL and LPC (with Distinction) at the College of Law in London. She trained and qualified at Clifford Chance before joining Kingsley Napley in 2017.

Hannah’s commercial litigation experience includes advising on shareholder disputes, contractual disputes, misrepresentation claims, civil fraud and internal corporate investigations. She has experience of challenging claims of economic duress and conspiracy, advising companies on contractual obligations, preparing a case for trial and responding to freezing injunctions. 

Areas of expertise:

  • Dispute resolution
  • Commercial and contract disputes
  • Civil fraud
  • Injunctive relief

Recent work

  • Acting on behalf of a company in a shareholders dispute that included a claim by an individual purporting to be a director/shareholder of the company; 
  • Representing an individual in defending a freezing order obtained without notice. The freezing order was obtained in support of arbitration proceedings with a value of over EUR 60 million; 
  • Acting for the corporate trustee of an off-shore trust in a high value cross border dispute involving allegations of conspiracy; and
  • Advising on bilateral investment treaty proceedings.

Professional societies and memberships

  • Young Fraud Lawyers Association (YFLA)
  • Junior LSLA


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