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Hannah Ilett

Call 2011


Hannah is developing a broad commercial chancery practice, having joined Maitland following completion of her pupillage in 2012. She already has experience of a wide variety of work, and accepts instructions in all areas of chambers’ expertise, including:

  • Commercial and contractual disputes
  • Insolvency (Corporate and Personal)
  • Real Estate (including Landlord and Tenant)
  • Trusts and Probate
  • Company and Partnership matters
  • Professional Negligence

Her practice encompasses advocacy and advisory work, both on an individual basis and as part of a team.  She regularly appears, unled, before the County Court and High Court and has been led in the High Court and Privy Council.  Hannah is also called to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands, and has appeared (led) before the Commercial Court of the British Virgin Islands and the Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.

Hannah takes part in the Chancery Bar’s pro bono CLIPS scheme to assist litigants in person in the High Court, and also accepts instructions through the Bar Pro Bono Unit, including through PILARS.

Hannah joined Maitland Chambers after successful completion of her pupillage.  She read Law with Law Studies in Europe at Jesus College, Oxford, spending a year at Panthéon-Assas in Paris.  She completed her BPTC at Kaplan Law School as a Lord Denning Scholar of Lincoln’s Inn, achieving a grade of “Outstanding” and receiving the Kaplan Law School “Best Student” Prize.  She was granted a Megarry Scholarship from Lincoln’s Inn for her pupillage year.

Notable Cases

Goldtrail Travel Ltd v Aydin (2015)

Mohammed Ghadami v Donegan (2014)

Goldtrail Travel Ltd (In Liquidation) v Abdulkadir Aydin & Ors (2014)

Anthony Armbrister, Cyril Armbrister v Marion Lightbourn & Ors (2012)

Chancery Bar Association, COMBAR, Property Bar Association, Insolvency Lawyers Association

BA Jurisprudence (English Law with Law Studies in Europe)