Hannah Gallagher

Hannah joined Hempsons in December 2021 as a paralegal in the healthcare litigation team in our Harrogate office. Prior to joining Hempsons, she was a paralegal specialising in clinical negligence claims for a Newcastle based law firm, where she currently resides. Hannah has experience of defence work and dealing with a large volume of clinical negligence claims brought against NHS trusts and GP practices.

Hannah completed a Master of Law degree (LLM) at Northumbria University in 2019, incorporating the requirements of a qualifying law degree. Hannah graduated with a 2:1.

She regularly assists fee earners on a range of healthcare litigation matters whilst also managing her own caseload of limited instruction files – including trust and GP claims.

From March 2022, Hannah has been working on secondment with one of the local NHS trusts. Working within the trust’s legal services team, Hannah has assisted in inquests, public/employer’s liability claims and clinical negligence claims.

Hannah commenced her training contract with Hempsons in September 2022.

Main area of expertise

  • clinical negligence

The clients she works with

  • NHS Resolution
  • NHS trusts
  • GP practices


  • Masters of Law (LLM), 2019