Hannah Southon


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Person name and details

Hannah acts for private clients and professional trustees, advising on a wide range of domestic and multi-jurisdictional trust and succession disputes. She is a contributing author to Planning and Administration of Offshore and Onshore Trusts, published by Bloomsbury Professional. Hannah also has significant experience acting in claims concerning works of art, particularly title disputes, again frequently involving cross-border elements.


Hannah trained at Allen & Overy LLP. Upon qualification she joined the contentious trust and estate group at Speechly Bircham LLP before joining the firm in 2008.


After obtaining a BSc and MSc from the University of Oxford, Hannah completed her Legal Practice Certificate with distinction at BPP School of Law.

Professional Memberships

Hannah is a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Estate Practitioners (ACTAPS), the Professional Advisers to the International Art Market (PAIAM) and is an Affiliate member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).