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Hannah Brookfield

Year of Call: 2011


Miss Brookfield is an established practitioner and was called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple in 2011. She practices in all areas of Civil Litigation, primarily those involving cases of personal injury with a focus on cases involving serious injury.


Appointment as Deputy District Judge on the Northern Circuit: October 2022

Practice Areas

Miss Brookfield has extensive experience in all areas of personal injury litigation including high value claims.

She conducts work on both the fast track and the multi-track on behalf of both Claimants and Defendants.

Miss Brookfield has particular experience in the following areas:

Road Traffic Cases – including fraud, low velocity impacts and credit hire.

Serious and Catastrophic Injury

Public Liability Cases

Employer’s Liability Cases

Occupier’s Liability Cases

Costs Litigation

Miss Brookfield is experienced in representing parties at all stages of litigation from pre issue to trial.

Miss Brookfield offers a fast, high quality and reliable service. She ensures that all paperwork is returned promptly and ordinarily within a matter of days.

Miss Brookfield drafts pleadings and advices in relation to both liability and quantum including detailed Schedules of Loss. She has extensive experience of advising and drafting in cases involving serious and fatal accidents.

She provides practical and robust advice in light of the cogency of the evidence and the inherent risks of litigation and any advice that Ms Brookfield provides also takes account of the wider commercial implications of a case.



In her spare time Miss Brookfield enjoys running, including running marathons and half marathons. She particularly enjoys trail and fell running in the Lake District and North Wales.

Miss Brookfield is an avid Evertonian and season ticket holder.


Member of the Northern Circuit and the Personal Injury Bar Association


Nottingham Law School 2010 – 2011

Bar Professional Training Course – Very Competent


The University of Liverpool 2007 – 2010

LLB Hons – First Class


King George V College 2005 – 2007

A Levels – Law (A) History (A) Psychology (A)



The University of Liverpool

Sweet and Maxwell Prize for the best overall assessment performance across years 2 and 3 of University (top of the year)

Edwards Abrams Doherty Prize for the best examination performance in Employment Law

Berrymans Lace Mawer Prize for the best assessment performance by a second year student

DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary UK LLP Prize for the best examination performance in Contract Law

Gossage Scholarship in recognition of academic performance spanning 2007 – 2008

Higher Education Student Volunteering Award


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