Hannah Gearey > Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP > Guildford, England > Lawyer Profile

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Work Department

Private client and tax, Private wealth, Charities


An associate director in Penningtons Manches Cooper’s private client team in Guildford, Hannah advises UK and overseas based clients on a broad range of private client matters including the drafting of wills and tax planning, Court of Protection work, probate and trusts, and has expertise in the establishment and running of charities. She also creates personal injury trusts for vulnerable individuals and acts for the RFU Injured Players Foundation in the creation of trusts for its clients.


She joined Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2008 as a trainee solicitor and qualified in 2010.


Hannah is a full member of STEP, the world’s leading organisation for private wealth professionals.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

(Next Generation Partners)

Hannah Gearey  – Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP’s Guildford-based private client practice is known for its ‘very broad capabilities and diverse knowledge across the team’. Group head Lucy Edwards advises on a broad range of private wealth, tax and trust matters, with extensive experience in estate and succession planning matters, acting for UK and international families. She also has particular expertise in the use of Family Investment Companies as an alternative to trusts. Hannah Gearey has expertise in complex probate issues, substantial philanthropy matters, and vulnerable beneficiaries and those in receipt of personal injury awards.