Hannah Field is a partner (effective January 1, 2014) in the Global Dispute Resolution department, London.
Since joining Weil, Gotshal & Manges Hannah's litigation and dispute resolution experience has included a wide range of complex commercial cross border and general commercial disputes giving rise to issues such as: breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties and misrepresentation; shareholder disputes (including minority shareholder issues); cross border insolvency issues; jurisdiction matters (and resulting conflicts of laws issues); and employment disputes.
Hannah has also been involved in advising clients on various contentious intellectual property issues. This has included being part of a team representing a number of high profile clients in a major Copyright Tribunal Dispute. Hannah successfully completed the Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law at Bristol University in 2008.
She has also acted in a number of major regulatory enquiries such as investigations by The Office of Fair Trading, The Financial Services Authority and The Food Standards Agency.
Hannah has been part of the teams advising on matters arising from or relating to some of the major restructurings and insolvencies of recent years including Enron Corp, Lehman and Kaupthing. This recently included, as part of a team, taking a key role in Kaupthing Bank's Judicial Review proceedings against The Treasury.
Hannah regularly acts on a pro bono basis through the Citizen's Advice Bureau at the Royal Courts of Justice.
Having trained at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Hannah qualified as a solicitor in 2004. Hannah is a graduate of Keele University, the College of Law, Chester (PGDL) and the College of Law, London (LPC).
Solicitor (England & Wales)