Brigit Hanwell
Corporate Partner

Brigit qualified as a UK Lawyer in 2002 with Ashurst and initially focussed on a large scale, cross border private equity and M&A with key clients including Cinven, Numis, Apax, 3i and Interdean.


After starting in private equity, Brigit moved into the charity and not-for-profit sector, clients including The Football Association, The Royal College of Nursing and The Jockey Club.

Work History

  • 2020 Consultant at Nexa Law
  • 2016 – 2020 Consultant at Peregrine Law
  • 2005 – 2009 Associate Solicitor at Charles Russell Speechlys
  • 2000 – 2005 Trainee Solicitor and Solicitor at Ashurst


  • Asset and share sales & purchases
  • Company law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity


Brigit has played international lacrosse for England, was a senior England selector, and has also chaired the Women’s Elite Performance Committee (WEPC) for the England Lacrosse Association (ELA). Sport these days is much more sedate, especially when watching her children from the side-lines.

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7504 7071 ext 40