Hannah Manuel, Criminal Lawyer
Hannah was admitted to practice law on 19 August 2013, having graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice, with Honours in 2013.
During her studies Hannah was fortunate to complete electives abroad, in Shanghai, China and Maastricht, the Netherlands. Hannah has also previously been a member of the Criminal Law Committee.
Prior to moving to Dribbin & Brown Criminal Lawyers, Hannah worked as a criminal defence lawyer for a reputable criminal law firm, where she gained invaluable experience in all aspect of criminal law, including, intervention order and family violence related matters.
Her transition to Dribbin & Brown has been seamless, being a seasoned and experienced advocate, Hannah has not missed a beat, attending the Ringwood Court along with the other Melbourne Courts on a regular basis. Hannah is now the managing lawyer at the Ringwood Office.
Hannah appears in bail applications, contest mentions, plea hearings, diversion hearings and family violence related matters regularly. Hannah has also been exposed to a broad range of serious indictable matters including culpable driving, rape, high level fraud, commercial quantity drug trafficking and serious assaults.
Hannah is passionate about the law and protecting those who are most vulnerable to the system.
Her personality, confidence, compassion, empathy and experience, all contribute toward her presence in the courtroom and her excellent advocacy and toward making her a respected and valued member of our team.