Hannah Crawford is a restructuring partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Hannah was named in The Lawyer's “Hot 100” list for 2023. The annual “Hot 100” celebrates the UK’s top lawyers acting on the most significant matters.

Hannah has experience in cross-border restructurings advising debtors, creditors and strategic investors on restructurings of stressed and distressed businesses. Hannah also has experience advising leading credit funds in relation to their due diligence and review of European investment opportunities in stressed and distressed situations.

Hannah is recognised in INSOL International’s 2022 Young Practitioner Spotlight, EMEA Rising Stars 2022, and the 2022 Euromoney Expert Guides as a “rising star” in the global restructuring market.


Thought Leadership


Contributor to “Company Voluntary Arrangements: Law and Practice”, Edited by Elaine Nolan and Tom Smith QC (February 2022) 

Recast Insolvency Regulation: key changes for corporate restructurings - co-authored with Partha Kar, PLC Magazine (May 2017)


Recognised among the Restructuring & Insolvency Rising Stars for 2022 at the annual EMEA Rising Star Awards.

Recognised in INSOL International’s 2022 Young Practitioner Spotlight. The list highlights the rising stars in the global restructuring market, each of whom was nominated by peers and colleagues in the insolvency and restructuring community.

Recognised as a Rising Star in the 2022 Euromoney Expert Guide’s list for Restructuring and Insolvency.

Memberships & Affiliations


International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)

Women in Banking & Finance (WIBF)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • BPP Law School, HolbornLPC2013
  • Gonville & Caius College, University of CambridgeB.A., LawTripos2012