Provided by Hannah McCarthy
Hannah specialises in construction and engineering, energy, and professional negligence, as well as general commercial work. She is regularly instructed by domestic and international clients in TCC proceedings as well as arbitration and adjudication. She has substantial experience as junior counsel as well as sole counsel of a wide range of construction, engineering and infrastructure disputes, with particular experience of nuclear and energy matters. She has worked with numerous standard form and bespoke contracts, including FIDIC, NEC3 and JCT forms. Hannah advises a wide range of clients, including employers, construction professionals, local authorities as well as private individuals.
Hannah speaks fluent French, in addition to German and Italian, which has helped in developing her international practice. In 2019, she was called to the Bar of Ireland.
Hannah McCarthy has a strong domestic construction practice. She has particular expertise and experience in disputes concerning PFI and local government contracts, as well as cases arising from housing developments.
"She is a real team player with an excellent grasp of the detail and is fantastic in a crisis."
Instructed in a construction dispute arising out of the fire at the Ferrybridge coal plant in West Yorkshire.