Hannah Phelvin - Caseworker


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Accreditations & Education:Bar Practice Course - University of Law
Master of Laws - Liverpool John Moores University
BA in English Literature & Hispanic Studies - University of Liverpool
Pronouns:She / her

Hannah joined Latitude Law as a caseworker in 2022. She mainly supports Joel Reiss in preparing complex asylum, human rights and deportation cases as well as family, nationality and skilled worker applications.

Hannah was called to the Bar of England and Wales at Middle Temple in 2022 and is an unregistered barrister. She was a member of the first ever cohort of the Bridging the Bar Academy, a programme providing legal resources and training to groups underrepresented at the Bar.

She completed an LLM qualifying law degree at Liverpool John Moores University in 2021, during which time she volunteered in the university’s international human rights clinic. She went on to study the Bar Practice Course at the University of Law and volunteer with the National Centre for Domestic Violence, Amnesty International and Young Legal Aid Lawyers.

Previously, she graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2015 with a BA in English Literature and Hispanic Studies before working in translation and editorial roles in Italy and the UK. As a result, she has a background in foreign languages and cultures. She speaks Spanish, Italian and conversational French.

Hannah is passionate about social justice and is a member Amnesty International as well as an elected member of the Policy Council at Liberty. She is also a mentor for students at the University of Law interested in immigration practice.

In her free time, Hannah moots as part of the Legal Advocacy Club and then counteracts it with yoga.