Fran qualified as a solicitor in 2011 and became a partner in January 2020.

Frances has wide-ranging experience in all family law matters including in respect of high value and complex financial cases, UK and international children issues and adoption.

“Frances Petterson is a brilliant lawyer who always anticipates the next moves in litigation and is therefore invariably prepared and two stages ahead of everyone else.”

Legal 500 (2024)

“Frances is really bright, constructive, and totally fearless. She is not intimidated by anyone!”

Chambers High Net Worth (2023)

“Frances Petterson is exceptional. She works tirelessly for her clients. She isn’t afraid of anyone. She is a force to be reckoned with.”

Legal 500 (2023)

“She is excellent; really switched on, knowledgeable and all over the detail.”

Chambers & Partners UK (2023)

“She is really tenacious, really hardworking and knowledgeable. She’s fearless.”

Chambers High Net Worth (2022)

“Brilliant lawyer, has always considered every angle in a case.”

Legal 500 (2022)

“Frances Petterson is a bright spark; clever, charming and exceptionally tenacious.”

Legal 500 (2022)

“Rising Star”

Legal 500 (2018)