Hannah Darwell

I am part of the general disputes and commercial litigation team at William Roberts Lawyers. Within this team, my portfolio includes working on matters involving insurance, property, debt recovery and bankruptcy in various jurisdictions.

Since joining William Roberts Lawyers, I have been involved in:

  • drafting correspondence and offers in general dispute and commercial litigation matters;
  • drafting court documents;
  • preparing briefs for counsel;
  • attending to hearing preparation
  • attending to legal research and updates.

Who I work with and what I do

Some of my recent experience includes being involved or assisting in:

  • a successful appeal in the Supreme Court of New South Wales from a decision in the Local Court of New South Wales involving negligence and a cross-claim for indemnity;
  • a matter in the New South Wales Court of Appeal in which the clients were successful in defending a variation or the setting aside of orders sought by the appellant;
  • assisting in matters involving claims or potential claims under the Australian Consumer Law;
  • a matter involving injurious falsehood and other related causes of action;
  • assisting in class actions investigations.

Where I studied

I have a Bachelor of Social Science and Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Macquarie University and is anticipated I will be admitted to practice in mid-2021.

What I like to do

I thoroughly enjoy travelling with my most recent trips being to Canada, Austria and Japan to snowboard.