Senior Lawyer, MARN 1460553
Hannah is a committed and passionate advocate who appears frequently in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal as well as instructing in litigation matters in the Federal Court of Australia, the Federal Court of Australia and the High Court of Australia. She has particular expertise in complex issues, including those surrounding public interest criteria, cancellation, character, judicial review, the humanitarian programme, waivers and immigration detention.
An active participant within the legal community, Hannah is currently the co-chair of the Law Institute of Victoria’s Migration Law Committee, a member of the Legacy Caseload Working Group, and a member of the International Law Section of the Law Council of Australia. She has also served as a member of the Executive Committee of the International Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria, has presented papers at the Australian National University’s Migration Law Conference in 2014 and 2015 and has contributed to the Family Law Council Report on Parentage and the Family Law Act. As part of her commitment to access to justice, Hannah (with other CFIL staff) supervises asylum seeker legacy caseload clinics as part of the firm’s pro bono partnership with Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.