Hannah is Counsel within the Dispute Resolution department in Bermuda. She specialises in commercial litigation, with particular experience in insolvency, company law, professional negligence, property, landlord and tenant and contractual disputes. In addition, she has advised on regulatory matters.
Prior to joining Appleby in May 2017, Hannah was a barrister practicing from St Philips Stone Chambers in London and Birmingham. She was called to the Bar in March 2012 by Middle Temple and was awarded the Queen Mother’s Scholarship, Benefactor’s Scholarship and Blackstone’s Exhibition.
At the Bar, Hannah’s practice was mixed commercial and regulatory law. She appeared regularly in the County Court and the High Court in applications, appeals and trials. For regulatory matters she also appeared in the Crown Court and the Magistrates’ Court. In April 2017, she completed her first case in the Court of Appeal on a point of civil procedure (Dammermann v Lanyon Bowdler LLP  EWCA Civ 269).
Hannah is recognised as ‘Up and Coming’ in Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global 2020. She acts on commercial and regulatory matters for a variety of international clients. Her growing practice also includes advising on restructuring and insolvency mandates. Hannah is also recognised by Legal 500 Caribbean as a ‘Rising Star’ in the Dispute Resolution category.
- Choices of law, jurisdiction must be clear – The Royal Gazette, Legally Speaking – June 2020
University of Cambridge (England)
City University, London (England)