Hannah is known for her dedicated and robust approach whilst having a friendly and easy disposition. In public law proceedings she acts for children by their Guardian, for parents and other family members in care and adoption proceedings. Hannah has experience dealing with contested cases involving allegations of sexual, physical and emotional abuse, domestic violence, severe neglect and the causation of non-accidental injuries to a child. Her experience as a trial advocate in criminal proceedings has given her a great advantage when dealing with fact finding hearings.
Hannah represents parents in private law children disputes and has experience of contested hearings concerning child arrangement orders and parental responsibility. Hannah acts in injunctive proceedings arising from allegations of serious domestic violence and abuse.
She also undertakes divorce proceedings and financial disputes within family proceedings.
Hannah is a passionate and committed advocate with experience of appearing in cases across a broad spectrum of criminal offending, at Youth, Magistrates, Crown Court and Appeal level. She wins praise for her attention to detail, user friendly approach and client care. Recent cases have included firearms offences, drugs offences, fraud, money laundering, sexual assault and affray.
Her knowledge of both family and criminal law gives her a great advantage in cases of assault and sexual assault arising out of a domestic context. Hannah has experience of representing clients in proceedings brought by local authorities for benefit fraud and trading standards offences.