Hannah accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work and aims to develop a broad practice, in particular in clinical negligence, professional discipline, inquiries, tax, public law and human rights.
During pupillage at 1COR Hannah saw and assisted with a range of work in the medical field, including clinical negligence, professional discipline and inquests. She also gained experience of judicial review, human rights advisory work and tax law. She appeared regularly in the county courts and has particular experience of personal injury litigation. Following successful completion of pupillage, Hannah has continued to develop her practice in these areas and has appeared in the High Court.
Hannah has a First Class law degree from Oxford University, for which she was awarded the Peter Carter Prize, and a Distinction on the BCL, for which she was awarded the Faculty Prize for the best performance in Constitutional Theory. As an undergraduate, she spent a year in Paris, studying French law at the Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) and working part-time as a stagiaire at Herbert Smith LLP. Prior to the BCL, Hannah spent a year working as a research assistant in the Law Commission's criminal team, where she contributed research and drafting to projects on Kidnapping and Insanity. She also taught Jurisprudence at King's College London while studying for the BPTC, for which she won the Queen Mother Scholarship from Middle Temple.
BA (Hons) Jurisprudence, First Class - Wadham College, Oxford (2010)
Bachelor of Civil Law, Distinction - Lincoln College, Oxford (2012)
Certificat Supérieur de Droit Français, Mention Assez Bien - Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) (2009)
Bar Professional Training Course, Outstanding - City Law School (2013)
Prizes and Awards
Phoenicia Scholarship, Bar European Group (2014)
Certificate of Honour, Middle Temple (2013)
Queen Mother Scholarship, Middle Temple (2012)
Law Faculty Prize for Best Performance in Constitutional Theory on the BCL, Oxford University (2012)
BCL Studentship, Arts and Humanities Research Council (2011)
Peter Carter Prize, Wadham College, Oxford (2010)
Awards for excellent performance in Final Honour Schools (2010) and in Moderations (2007), Wadham College
First Prize, ESU Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition (2010)
First Prize, Shearman and Sterling Moot, Oxford University (2009)
First Prize, Wadham College Moot (2008)
Academic Scholarships, Wadham College, Oxford (2008 and 2009)