Hannah Laithwaite

Hannah undertakes a broad range of civil and commercial work, with her practice primarily spanning the areas of commercial, insolvency, aviation and property (for further detail, please click on a subject heading above). Hannah also specialises in Consumer Law.

She is able to provide advisory, drafting and advocacy expertise at all stages of the litigation process.

Hannah prides herself in being approachable and in providing a practical, efficient and cost effective service to her clients.

She is qualified to accept instructions under the Bar’s Public Access scheme.

Further information


  • Inner Temple Award for Outstanding Achievement on the BPTC
  • Bar Professional Training Course (College of Law)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law (College of Law)
  • BA (Hons) English (Queen Mary, University of London)


  • Commercial Litigation Association
  •  Society of Construction Law
  •  Property Bar Association


Hannah is a keen runner and cyclist, and enjoys skiing and travelling.

Hannah is able to assist in advising, drafting and representing clients in a broad range of commercial litigation and insolvency matters, including:

  • Contractual disputes;
  • Sale and supply of goods and services;
  • Consumer credit and credit hire agreements;
  • Agency disputes;
  • Breach of trust and fiduciary duty;
  • Joint venture and partnership disputes;
  • Debt claims and enforcement;
  • Insolvency (including bankruptcy and winding up petitions, annulment, injunctive relief, statutory demands, restoration to the register and validation orders).

She also regularly acts for major airlines in defence of aviation/passenger claims, particularly those arising under Regulation 261/2004 and the Montreal Convention.

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