Solicitor
Juris Doctor, BA (Hons 1st Class), MA (Distinction)

Current Practice

Hannah's practice includes litigation and advisory work for a diverse range of government clients in areas of constitutional law and administrative decision-making.  Hannah advises clients on complex questions of statutory interpretation, legislative and executive power, executive privilege, human rights and Crown prerogatives. 

Experience

Prior to joining the VGSO, Hannah worked as a solicitor at a major commercial law firm on international project finance deals, primarily in the areas of energy and social infrastructure.  Many of the projects were public-private partnerships.  Her practice included designing and negotiating complex contractual arrangements for novel projects and advising on technical regulatory schemes and sovereign risk.  

Hannah was an Associate to the Honourable Justice Patrick Keane AC in the High Court of Australia, where she helped to prepare and research matters on a wide range of topics in the Court's appellate and original jurisdictions.

Hannah has a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne, a Masters by Research in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Queensland.