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Elinor Feeny

Partner – Family & Divorce



Elinor is a Partner in the family department and deals with a broad spectrum of issues arising from family breakdown, in addition to divorce. She is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in both complex financial remedies and domestic abuse cases and a Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer (2023).

Elinor has extensive experience of a broad range of family law issues including divorce, matrimonial finances, cohabitation disputes, pre and post-nuptial agreements, domestic violence applications, including non-molestation and occupation orders, as well as private law children matters including successful applications for Leave to Remove children from this jurisdiction. Elinor has a personal interest in matrimonial and non-matrimonial financial matters finance experience includes high net worth cases, international assets and complex business interests.

Elinor has been described as:

 “an absolutely exceptional solicitor who holds a quiet confidence but won’t avoid being clear and firm with clients. Level headed and calm, she brings a lot of certainty to even the most difficult cases. She is an absolute delight to work with and exceptionally prepared” (Legal 500 2023 Edition)

‘…incredibly organised, diligent and focuses on the necessary detail. She is an impressive advocate who is quick to grasp the complexities of a case. Elinor is thorough, meticulous in her preparation and gives outstanding emotional support during very traumatic times in litigation.’ (Legal 500 2024 Edition)

Elinor frequently deals with emergency applications, whether they are without notice applications for Non-Molestation and Occupation orders, Prohibited Steps or Specific Issue orders in respect of children, or financial applications such as emergency freezing injunctions.

Being a Resolution Accredited Specialist, Elinor is also experienced in resolving matters outside of litigation and is committed to resolving disputes in a practical, constructive way in order to achieve the best outcome for her clients. She is conscious of the personal nature of family disputes and deals with the issues raised in a sensitive and considerate manner.

Elinor is an active member of Resolution and was elected to the South West London Resolution Committee in 2023.

Elinor studied Psychology at the University of Birmingham before completing the GDL and LPC at the College of Law. She joined Hanne & Co in 2007 as a trainee solicitor and qualified into the Family department in 2009 becoming a Partner in 2021.

Recent / Notable Cases

Financial remedies case concerning important issues regarding no disclosure and fraudulent documents. Nominated for ‘Case of the Year’ at Family law Awards in 2023. Case reported: X v Y [2022] EWFC 95

Believed to be the second case concerning S. 15 (1)(c) MFPA 1984 Part III application which dealt with distribution of the proceeds of sale of a property in England following an overseas divorce. Case reported: A v B [2023] EWFC 241

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Family & Divorce Lawyers London
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What our clients say about Elinor Feeny
Client Testimonial

Elinor Feeny provided me with outstanding service during my very painful divorce … I have already referred a friend to her and will continue referring anyone who needs her services.

Client Testimonial

Hanne & Co is the best solicitors I could recommend to anyone, and I have been recommending to my friends since they helped with my divorce. My solicitor Elinor Feeny made me feel well supported through this difficult period of my life.  I felt like she was passionate and dedicated towards helping me with my situation.  She was professional but at the same time warm and caring, and never made me feel uncomfortable.  The atmosphere in the office was welcoming and supportive, and the staff that I spoke to were all friendly.  This was a hugely disruptive period of my life and I am very grateful for the emotional and professional support that Hanne & Co gave me.

Client Testimonial

Elinor is extremely efficient and she went above and beyond in assisting me with my case. I found the process a difficult and stressful period but I felt in very safe hands. I would not hesitate to use Elinor again should the need arise.

Client Testimonial

Elinor Feeny provided me with outstanding service during my very painful divorce. She treated me very respectfully after I suffered a mental health relapse and treated my case with the uniqueness it deserved. I have already referred a friend to her and will continue referring anyone who needs her services.

Legal 500 2020 Edition

Elinor Feeny dealt tactically with a case involving a very difficult opponent and made life easy for instructed counsel.