Hannah joined Keele University in September 2017 and holds a dual role in the School of Law, holding the position of Learning Development Fellow in addition to an academic role.  
Hannah began her teaching career as a trainer, working across the public, private and charitable sectors. In 2006 she started teaching in post 16 Education, and since 2012 she has taught in Higher Education institutions.
Hannah is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and holds an LLB (Hons) Law (2001), and an LLM in Family Law (2010) and a PGCE in Post 16 Education (2008).

Research and scholarship

Hannah's research interests are broadly based in Family Law and include; legal parenthood and the social family, kinship and care giving within the family. She is also interested in the balance between autonomy and care of vulnerable adults entering or ending marriage or civil partnerships.
Hannah’s specific research interest is centred on caring in the family setting by young or sibling carers.
Hannah has an interest in interdisciplinary approaches to research and the application of Systems Theory to Family Law. 
As Learning Development Fellow she is interested in legal pedagogy and student transitions into Higher Education.  



  • Equity and Trusts 1
  • Equity & Trusts 2
  • Child Law
  • Family Law
  • Dissertation Supervision


  • SALPP Safeguarding Adults (Carers Module)
  • Dissertation supervision


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