Hannah Kent, Associate
Hannah is a commercial litigator with specialist experience in sport, media, and general commercial disputes.
SummaryHannah is a commercial litigator who works on a range of commercial and regulatory disputes, specialising in sport and media disputes. She works for a broad range of clients including individuals, large governing bodies and multi-national corporates. Much of Hannah’s work has an international element.
She has experience of advising both individuals and governing bodies on breaches of rules and regulations and integrity.
Hannah has completed a secondment to The Football Association where she worked on a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters. Gaining in-house experience has provided her with useful insight into the needs of Sports Governing Bodies.
- Whilst on secondment, Hannah gained experience of cases before The FA’s disciplinary panel, related to both on and off field disputes. These cases included claims of illicit betting, match fixing and corruption
- Advising a Sports Governing Body on the re-write of its entire rules framework
- Advising on a contractual dispute relating to services provided by an offshore company in respect of the purchase a Premier League football club
- Investigating a fraud claim for a Middle Eastern client and helping secure a worldwide freezing order, involving Defendants in several offshore jurisdictions
News & Insights
Duncan Lamont, Claire Greaney and Hannah Kent quoted in the Daily Mail, Yahoo UK and AOL on recent phone hacking settlements
Phone hacking: Charles Russell Speechlys achieves settlement for celebrity clients from News Group Newspapers
The settlement of Privacy claims for unlawful voicemail interception on behalf Tina O’Brien and Ryan Thomas.