Hannah George

Hannah George

Called to bar: 
2015

Hannah joined chambers as a tenant in March 2018 following successful completion of her criminal pupillage under the supervision of Dyfed Thomas.

Prior to pupillage Hannah worked as a paralegal in the Commercial Litigation Department of the leading litigation only law firm in Central London. As part of her role she was involved in high value commercial disputes and unfair dismissal proceedings.

During her time studying for the Bar Professional Training Course Hannah volunteered for the London Innocence Project. As part of her role she reviewed evidence and reinvestigated and drafted grounds of appeal for those who protest their innocence.

Hannah also volunteered for a London Immigration Solicitors during which she drafted written submissions in support of applications for drafting asylum.

Practice Areas

Criminal law

Hannah is regularly instructed for both the prosecution and defence in Crown, Magistrates and Youth Courts. She has undertaken an array of instructions in the Crown Court, including: trials, sentence hearings, appeals, and confiscation proceedings. She deals with a wide variety of offences including fraud, drugs, motoring, and violent and sexual offences. Hannah is a Grade 1 Prosecutor on the CPS Panel.

Notable Cases:

R v D 2017 – Successfully prosecuted a two count indictment concerning dangerous driving where the sole issue in the case was identification.

R v S 2017 - Successfully represented the appellant in an appeal against conviction in relation to one charge common assault.

R v T 2018 - Hannah represented the defendant in a Newton Hearing in respect of one count of possession with intent to supply a drug of Class A.

Regulatory

Hannah is instructed in relation to prosecutions brought on behalf of Local Authorities. She has acted in cases involving product safety and unfair/aggressive commercial practices. She is currently instructed in a matter in the Crown Court concerning an allegation of fraud, product safety and unfair and aggressive commercial practices.

Memberships 
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Young Legal Aid Lawyers
  • Wales and Chester Circuit
Education 

City Law School – BPTC, Very Competent

Swansea University – Law LLB, First Class Honors.