Hannah works with clients and colleagues globally on complex issues relating to arbitration. She provides guidance on strategic and legal choices in the field of dispute resolution and enforcement of arbitral awards. She assists clients in navigating the practical implications of public international law, advising in particular on state immunity, investment protection and investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS).
Hannah also supports the leadership of the global arbitration and public international law practices in all aspects of business planning and strategy.
Hannah helps clients with the practical implications of new laws and other legal and policy developments. She devises and delivers training and client seminars, develops legal know-how materials for clients and helps clients develop their internal knowledge resources.
Hannah is a member of the Law Society’s Trade in Legal Services Working Party, helping to develop policy positions in relation to ongoing trade negotiations and implementation of trade agreements between the EU and other states.
Hannah's recent experience includes:
- Helping a global investment bank revise its global know-how and policies on arbitration, jurisdiction, and service of process
- Advising a global banking and financial services provider on complex dispute resolution choices and multi-party and multi-contract arbitration issues in relation to a prepayment facility
- Advising on issues relating to arbitration and the immunity of international organisations in connection with a gas project in West Africa
- Devising and delivering training on strategic dispute resolution choices for the global in-house counsel team at a global energy company