Hannah has a broad commercial chancery practice, with a wide range of experience in commercial litigation; civil fraud; corporate and personal insolvency; company matters, including shareholder disputes and directors’ duties; trusts, including dishonest assistance claims; and property matters. She is an experienced advocate, appearing in the Court of Appeal, High Court and County Court.
Hannah is often instructed as junior counsel, and has been led in the Supreme Court, Privy Council, Court of Appeal, Commercial Court of the British Virgin Islands, and Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court. She is called to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands.
Hannah’s practice encompasses advice, drafting and advocacy at all stages of litigious disputes, and she is well versed in procedural matters.
Hannah has volunteered with CLIPS (the Chancery Bar Association Litigant in Person Scheme) in the High Court Applications Court and accepted instructions from Advocate.
Hannah was called to the Bar in 2011. She read Jurisprudence: Law with Law Studies in Europe at Jesus College, Oxford, spending a year at Panthéon-Assas in Paris. Hannah completed her
BPTC at Kaplan Law School as a Lord Denning scholar of Lincoln’s Inn (attaining the “Best Student” prize) before being awarded a Megarry Scholarship from Lincoln’s Inn for her pupillage year.
Terms of Business
The clerks are happy to discuss the basis on which Hannah will act in any given matter. In the absence of express written agreement otherwise, the terms under which Hannah accepts instructions are The Standard Contractual Terms for the Supply of Legal Services By Barristers to Authorised Persons 2020 (as updated from time to time) referred to in the BSB Handbook.