Hannah Pettit

Trainee Solicitor


Hannah is a Trainee Solicitor in the Employment Team. Hannah Joined Ashfords in September 2017. 

Hannah provides assistance to the Employment Team on a large variety of matters, from employment disputes to advisory and corporate support work.

Prior to joining the Employment Team, Hannah gained experience in both the Commercial and Corporate departments. Her work within the Commercial Team was focussed largely on data protection advice, as well as reviewing and negotiating a broad range of contracts within the Technology Sector. Within the Corporate Team Hannah provided support on various transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and venture capital deals, which complements her corporate support work within the Employment team.

Before joining the firm Hannah studied Law at the University of Southampton and completed her LPC at the University of Law in Bristol. Alongside studying she has gained experience from various pro bono initiatives in Southampton and Bristol.

Relevant experience

  • Various individual clients: Acting for Claimants in pursuing claims in the Employment Tribunal or negotiating a settlement with their current or former employer.
  • Various clients: Drafting, reviewing and updating employment documents and contracts.
  • Various businesses: Advising on breach of restrictive covenant claims which may be pursued in the County Court or High Court.
  • Various clients: Providing employment support on corporate deals.