Practice Profile

Hannah read Social and Political Science at the University of Cambridge and was called to the Bar in 2016.  

 

She joined Harcourt Chambers following the successful completion of pupillage in 2017.

 

Practice

Hannah’s practice covers the following areas:

 

  • Children (private and public law)
  • International family law
  • Domestic violence and injunctions

 

She has represented clients at both County Court and High Court Level.  

 

Hannah has a strong private law children practice, including cases with an international element and those involving intractable disputes, alienation and serious allegations of abuse.

 

She has experience of working with vulnerable clients in cases involving domestic violence, complex mental health issues, addiction and self-harm. Hannah enjoys representing grandparents and great-grandparents in both public and private law cases of particular sensitivity, including the death of a parent or a parent being unable to care.

 

Hannah is currently part of the counsel team to the Dame Linda Dobbs Review.

 

Memberships

Association of Lawyers for Children

 

Awards

Lord Bowen Scholar 2013

Hardwicke Entrance Award 2014

Lord Denning Scholar and Accommodation Award 2014

 

Personal

Prior to commencing pupillage, Hannah volunteered for children’s legal charities and worked with young offenders. She continues to train social workers in giving evidence.

 

Hannah previously worked in film in the US, and still enjoys script reading. She lives in the country and is a great lover of dogs and donkeys, as well as a keen quad biker and horse rider. 







London

2 Harcourt Buildings
Temple
London
EC4Y 9DB
Dx 373 LDE
Tel 0207 353 6961

Oxford

Churchill House
3 St Aldate's Courtyard,
38 St Aldate's, Oxford
OX1 1BN
Dx 96453 Oxford 4
Tel 01865 791559

Contact

0207 353 6961
clerks@harcourtchambers.co.uk

 

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