Hannah Keane

Hannah Keane


Areas of Expertise

Hannah advises landlords, building owners on various aspects of housing management and property litigation.

Hannah has experience in County Court and High Court litigation, mediation, proceedings in the First-tier Tribunal and both contentious and non-contentious dispute resolution. Hannah also has a property litigation practice which includes advising on lease disputes and interpretation, service charge challenges and fire and building safety matters.

Hannah advises on obligations under the Building Safety Act 2022, including the identification and obligations of duty holders, service charge restrictions and potential recovery via supplementary regulations, as well as responsibilities in respect of fire doors.


Hannah originally trained at the Bar before completing her Training Contract at Devonshires.


Remediation Orders: Update on First Tier Tribunal Decisions – 20/05/2024

The Principal Accountable Person regime: the FTT’s first decision – 29/05/2024


Hannah is involved with the Housing Management Building Blocks Programme and provides training to building owners and landlords in relation to building and fire safety matters.


Hannah graduated from the University of Portsmouth with a LLB Law, before completing the Bar Professional Training Course and Legal Practice Course at BPP University in London.


Originally from Bermuda, Hannah enjoys spending time outdoors and travelling (usually to warmer climates!).

Professional Membership

Hannah is a member of Inner Temple.

Get in touch

020 7880 4309
London Office
Devonshires Solicitors LLP
30 Finsbury Circus

PA: Matthew Stephen
020 7880 4428

Notable Cases

Acted for a registered provider in respect of multiple potential claims raised by occupiers of high storey buildings on an estate that they manage on behalf of a Local Authority.

L&Q HT v Patrick [2019] EWHC 1263 (QB)

Acting for a large building owner and landlord in relation to contemplated applications for a determination on the Principal Accountable Person in respect of a number of higher risk buildings.

Assisting on matters for building owners and landlords where large-scale evacuation has been necessary due to fire safety and building safety issues.


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