Hannah maintains a broad practice across all areas of Chambers’ expertise and is available for instruction on behalf of both Claimants and Defendants. Her clients include individuals, companies and large media organisations.
As well as providing advice and representation at the post-publication stage, Hannah provides regular pre-publication advice on libel, privacy, contempt and reporting restrictions to national newspapers (including The Times and The Independent) as well as to magazines, periodicals and publishing houses.
In the autumn of 2012, Hannah spent two months as a Pegasus Scholar working at Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, LLP in New York. During her time at the firm, she gained a broad grounding in American media law.
Hannah also has experience of advising on non-contentious reputation management. She previously worked in public relations for a leading communications agency, representing both corporate and public sector clients.
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
M.A. (Hons) (First Class), Law, University of Cambridge (Churchill College) (2005-2008)
Silverman Sherliker Award for Legal Excellence (2008)
Churchill College Scholarship (2008)
Lord Denning Scholarship (2009)
Hardwicke Entrance Award (2009)
Bar Vocational Course, BPP Law School (Outstanding) (2009-2010)
Buchanan Prize (2010)
Hubert Greenland Scholarship (2010)
Pupillage, One Brick Court (2010-2011)
Tenant, One Brick Court (October 2011 onwards)
Pegasus Scholarship (2012)
REPRESENTATIVE CASES OF INTEREST
Bento v The Chief Constable of Bedfordshire Police  EWHC 1525 - for the Defendant police force (with Catrin Evans and Richard Rampton QC) in a libel action about a murder conviction and later acquittal. Awarded a Red Bag by Richard Rampton QC.
Graduate Scheme in public relations, Fishburn Hedges (2008-2009)
Member of the Human Rights Lawyers Association
Member of The Media Society
Theatre, cinema, travel