Hannah is a commercial junior with a practice covering the full range of work undertaken in Chambers.
Hannah has recently acted in a number of high-profile commercial cases including the RBS Rights Issue Litigation and the Retailers v Visa and MasterCard litigation (listed amongst The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2016). She is regularly instructed as junior counsel in complex matters, often with an international element.
Hannah is also comfortable acting and advising as sole counsel, and is presently instructed as sole counsel in matters before the High Court and Court of Appeal. She appears regularly in the County Courts.
Hannah studied law at the University of Oxford (BA, BCL and MPhil) and at Harvard Law School (LLM), where she was a Kennedy Scholar.
Hannah’s recent instructions include:
Acting for Standard & Poor’s in high-profile proceedings regarding CPDOs sold by ABN AMRO (led by Sonia Tolaney QC and James MacDonald)
Acting for a group of leading high-street retailers seeking competition damages against Visa and MasterCard (led by Paul Lowenstein QC, Fergus Randolph QC, Christopher Brown and Max Schaefer)
Acting for a leading investment and asset management group in proceedings arising from the acquisition of an investment firm (led by Sonia Tolaney QC and Paul Wee)
Acting for an applicant seeking to freeze a multi-million dollar fund (led by Andrew Fletcher QC and George MacPherson)
Kennedy Memorial Scholarship (for the LLM at Harvard Law School), Kennedy Memorial Trust
Barnett Bequest BCL Scholarship, University of Oxford
Final Honour Schools Prize (for First Class Honours), Merton College Oxford
Fowler Prize for International Trade Law, Merton College Oxford
F E Smith Memorial Prize for Mooting, Merton College Oxford
Princess Royal Scholarship, Inner Temple
Sir Joseph Priestly Scholarship, Inner Temple
Chancery Bar Association