Hannah is a senior solicitor working in public and regulatory law. She has experience assisting civil proceedings and regulatory prosecutions on behalf of government agencies. She also acts for the Crown in criminal proceedings. Before joining Meredith Connell in 2017, Hannah worked as a clerk for criminal defence and human rights barristers during her studies. She has a particular interest in international law and has represented New Zealand in international moot competitions, including the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
Assisted on a multi-defendant appeal against conviction and sentence in the Court of Appeal for a large methamphetamine operation.
Appeared as junior counsel for serious criminal cases at trial and as sole counsel at pre-trials and sentencing stages.
Assisted on proceedings under the Fair Trading Act 1986 and Land Transport Act 1998.
LLB(Hons)/BA, University of Auckland; LLM(Hons), Columbia Law School
Publications: 'Orphanage Tourism and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child' in Modern Day Slavery and Orphanage Tourism (eds Joseph M Cheer and Leigh Matthews) CABI 2019.