Hannah Clipston > Irwin Mitchell > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Irwin Mitchell
SO15 2AQ

Work Department

Commercial Litigation



Hannah has considerable experience in commercial litigation and the resolution of disputes for commercial organisations, particularly in the sport and leisure industry. Clients she has assisted include Greenwich Leisure Limited and Nuffield Health. She trained and worked in the City for five years and her practice covers High Court litigation, arbitration and mediation.


Qualified: 2003

Lawyer Rankings

South East > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport

Irwin Mitchell is deeply entrenched in the football industry, acts for governing bodies in rowing and rugby, advises individual athletes as well as sportswear brands, and in a recent highlight represented a successful rugby player in a case concerning clinical negligence. The practice is led by Tom Barnard, who counsels clients on contractual and regulatory matters, Michael Taylor , who advises athletes in their capacity as private client, and Hannah Clipston , a seasoned litigator. Aurelia Butler-Ball has recently made partner and her practice focuses on the media and sponsorship side of sports.

South East > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Hampshire

Irwin Mitchell‘s large commercial dispute resolution team works across the firm’s offices in Gatwick and Southampton. Hannah Clipston leads the Southampton offering, where she has particular experience acting on high-value and complex contract and tortious claims, especially in the sports and leisure sectors. Senior associate Stephanie Reeves acts predominantly for clients in the financial services industry, with specialist expertise in professional negligence, directors’ and shareholders’ disputes, reputation management issues, and commercial contract claims. Naomi Findlay is also recommended