Hannah Crowther

Senior Associate

Hannah is a Senior Associate in Bristows’ data protection team. She advises multinational and UK clients, helping them navigate the changing landscape of EU and UK data protection law including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ePrivacy and the Data Protection Act 2018.

Her practice covers a wide range of data protection and privacy issues, including Binding Corporate Rules, ePrivacy, personal data rights, data analytics and direct marketing. Her practice also includes a significant amount of contentious work, advising clients on managing personal data breaches and investigations by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and EU data protection authorities.

Hannah is also experienced in data protection litigation, assisting with cases before the UK Court of Appeal and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

In 2014 Hannah spent three months on secondment working in the Privacy team of a US law firm in Seattle, where she gained a valuable insight into data privacy law from a US perspective.


  • BA (Hons) Law, University of Oxford
  • Qualified 2012


Data Protection Top 10

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What others say

"Hannah Crowther is "a problem solver" who is "extremely pragmatic, responsive and supportive." Chambers and Partners 2020
"excellent" Legal 500 2020
Hannah Crowther "gives practical answers, understands the law and is a really good person to work with," say sources. She focuses on data protection work. Chambers & Partners 2019
Hannah is "collaborative, thoughtful and has the rare ability to be both pragmatic and on top of the details". Chambers and Partners 2018
"Standout associate" Chambers and Partners 2018
"Associate Hannah Crowther joins the rankings this year on the back of a growing reputation for her expert counsel in a range of data protection issues. Sources say: 'She has a very calm demeanour with steel underneath'." Chambers and Partners 2017

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