Hannah is a specialist equine lawyer. She combines expertise and experience as a solicitor during her years at leading commercial law firms and latterly as in-house counsel to a FTSE 100 company with a lifetime of passion for horses.
Hannah is trusted by professional and amateur equestrians to advise them, represent them and find solutions to disputes and regulatory problems. She offers an end-to-end solution for her clients and is frequently involved in equine sales, contracts, disagreements and claims, including when things go wrong with other professionals such as farriers and vets. Hannah combines her knowledge of the equine world with commercial legal expertise and tireless hard work to put her clients at an advantage. She is committed to finding solutions to even the trickiest equine legal problems.
Hannah believes that both legal excellence and a passion for and knowledge of equine matters are needed in order to properly represent clients in this sector; neither one on its own is enough. Hannah is trusted by the equine press to comment on legal issues and her articles have been published by, amongst others, Horse and Hound and Eventing Life. Hannah often speaks on equine legal topics, and has delivered lectures to preeminent equine establishments, including The National Stud.
Hannah is frequently instructed by clients to draft sale/purchase agreements and loan/lease agreements, to deal with issues surrounding joint ownership, to bring or defend professional negligence claims and to act in court proceedings concerning all manner of equine disputes. She is also increasingly instructed to represent clients in disputes before regulatory committees, including the Farriers’ Registration Council.
Here is what Hannah's clients have to say about her:-
“I recently had a really upsetting equestrian dispute which I was extremely worried about. Hannah was sympathetic a fantastic listener and had an incredibly good understanding of the equestrian world coupled with an expert knowledge of equestrian law.. I followed Hannah’s advice and the case was settled relatively quickly and painlessly with the outcome we had hoped for . I would recommend Hannah to anyone with any equestrian legal issue, in my opinion it would be very hard to find a better solicitor in this field”
“Hannah was incredibly efficient and well informed. Her expert knowledge of equine law and the equine world in general made the task painless...I would recommend her to anyone requiring equine law advice”