Hanna qualified as a solicitor in June 2010, having completed a training contract sponsored by the Legal Services Commission.
Prior to joining the firm, Hanna worked for Human Rights Watch in Russia and for the ACT Commissioner for Human Rights in Australia, having graduated with a First Class (Honours) in Russian and German from School of Slavonic and East European Studies (UCL). Upon returning to the UK she completed the GDL and LPC at the College of Law with commendation.
Hanna works in our prison and crime departments. She has a particular interest in representing young people and other vulnerable clients. Her background means that she is well suited to undertake cases with a human rights aspect. She has gained experience in a wide range of prison law cases, including parole and lifer matters, as well as representation at adjudications. She also brings judicial review challenges in the Administrative Court for clients in detention. In the area of criminal law, Hanna represents clients at the police station and in the Youth and Magistrates Courts. She has experience of preparing cases for Crown Court trials as well as the Court of Appeal.
Hanna is a member of Amnesty, the Association of Prison Lawyers and Young Legal Aid Lawyers.
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