Since acquiring A-Levels at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Penrith, Hannah studied Sport Development and Coaching (BSc) at Sheffield Hallam University, graduating in 2016 by gaining a 2:1 with honours. Hannah furthered her studies in 2017 by achieving a Merit in her Master’s degree (LLM) in International Sports Law in Practice, specialising in Anti-Doping Law.
Developing an overall interest in law, Hannah completed a Graduate Diploma in Law (plus Company Law module) at the University of Sheffield in 2018. Hannah finished full-time studies in 2019 by obtaining a Distinction in the Legal Practice Course at Manchester University of Law, choosing electives in Family, Employment and Commercial Law.
Hannah gained experience working part time as a junior legal assistant for a land and property company and has also been involved in pro bono schemes, including legal adviser for the Sheffield FreeLaw Legal Clinic and the Law Project at Cumbria Law Centre.
As a dedicated hockey player, Hannah has played for her local club Carlisle and at University in Sheffield, where she was also Chairwoman.
Hannah enjoys keeping fit, reading, theatre, live music concerts, travelling (especially USA), attending Everton FC home games, spending time with friends and family and walking around the Lake District with her dog Bonnie.
Hannah is also a keen charity fundraiser and is passionate about raising money for various causes, having arranged events for Help for Heroes, Mental Health, as well as competing in Leeds Half Marathon for Sport in Mind and Manchester Half Marathon for Coffee4Craig.