Background

Hannah Byatt qualified as a solicitor in 2007 after completing her degree at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge and obtaining a Post Graduate Diploma in Law at De Montfort University in Leicester. Hannah was awarded the Hawkins Russel Jones Family Law prize and a Distinction in Family Law on her Legal Practice Course.

In October 2011, Hannah joined a legal firm in Cambridgeshire as the Head of Family, before joining Hunt & Coombs in September 2018 as an Associate. Hannah was promoted to Partner in 2021 and now heads up the St Neots office. She specialises in family work and supports her clients through divorces and children matters.

In 2020, Hannah passed the core assessment as part of the Resolution Specialist Accreditation Scheme – in the top three of her cohort.

In 2022, Hannah was recognised as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ in the Legal 500 for her work in Family Law.

Expertise

Testimonials

"The divorce process was very upsetting and stressful, but from the first visit, Hannah went above and beyond to make it as straight forward as possible. I am so grateful that she helped me through it. She was always very professional and never made me feel worried. She explained everything at every stage. I can't recommend her enough."


"I just wanted to thank you and your team for all you have done for my children and me during these past years. I would have never been able to do that without your constant support and expertise...I wish you all my best to you and your amazing team!"


"Hannah and her team at St Neots were great. Hannah was very welcoming and has a wealth of knowledge. She also made me feel at ease at a difficult time ... On my visits to the office or on the phone, I found the staff very helpful and nothing was too much of a bother. In all a great team ..."


"... Hannah went above and beyond to make the process as straight forward as possible. I am so grateful that she helped me through it. She was always very professional and never made me feel worried. She explained everything at every stage. I can't recommend her enough."


"Your firm was my first contact due to your location in St Neots ... Hannah kept me informed and ensured my former spouse through her solicitor of a pain-free process for me. I really appreciate the direct and calm handling of my case, that she provided."


Additional Information

Resolution membership for family justice practitioners    Legal 500 Next Generation Partner    

  • Legal Practice Course at University of Hertfordshire (2005)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law at De Montfort University (Leicester) (2002)
  • BA (Hons) Health, Welfare and Social Policy at Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge) (2001)

  • Resolution Specialist Accreditation Scheme (2020)
  • Solicitor (2007)

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