- Rising Star and recommended lawyer for 'Professional negligence (North West)'
The Legal 500 UK 2021
- Recommended Lawyer for 'Professional negligence (North West)'
"The ‘commercial and knowledgeable’ Hannah Williams…"
The Legal 500 UK 2018/19
Hannah is a Solicitor Advocate in our financial lines and professional indemnity team, who works out of London and Manchester.
Hannah advises insurers and reinsurers on coverage issues and policy disputes, with a focus on professional indemnity, directors’ and officers’ liability and commercial crime. She also acts on behalf of insurers and policyholders on a range of complex and high-value claims against D&Os and professionals, including solicitors and trustees. Such expertise includes a broad range of dispute resolution in the UK and overseas. Hannah is also known for her work with clients in the construction sector - primarily the defence of contractors, engineers, architects and surveyors, often with cross-jurisdictional elements.
Hannah’s extensive experience in the London insurance market has included two secondments at a top-five insurance broker and a leading worldwide insurer. Hannah has also spent time working in Hong Kong.
Hannah is a representative for the Forum of Insurance Lawyers’ (FOIL) D&O sub-committee.
- Qualified in England and Wales in 2012
- Qualified as a Solicitor Advocate in 2014
- Qualified in Northern Ireland in 2018