Sixty Seconds with Hannah Jones

In our latest 60 second interview - where we meet the people behind the Churchers name - we are introduced to Hannah Jones from our Portsmouth Office.

Who am I? Hannah Jones, Partner and Higher Court Advocate










What do I do?
I head up the Criminal Department in our Portsmouth office.

What can I help you with?
I cover all areas of criminal law, from shop lifting to murder. As a Duty Solicitor, you never know what cases you are going to get. I represent clients in the Police Stations and conduct a wide variety of hearings in the Magistrates Court including trials. I also appear in the Crown Court for sentencing, breaches and other hearings.

What do I like most about my job? It would have to be the variety – every day is different. I also get to meet some very interesting people!

What are my hobbies? I have been a season ticket holder at Arsenal Football Club for over 25 years! I have also travelled to many away grounds to support Arsenal including in Italy, France and Copenhagen. I am also a keen skier having first started at 5 years old.

Why did you decide to train to be a solicitor? I studied 'Accountancy with Law' at University but found I was much more interested in the law. It was a natural step for me, having always been interested in Criminal Law.

If you didn’t decide to become a lawyer, what would you have done instead?
A professional footballer! Failing that an accountant...



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