Partner, Head of Charity and Social Enterprise Team
Hannah is an experienced lawyer for charities and social enterprises. She advises on incorporation and registrations, governance issues, operational legal matters and mergers and transfers. She is particularly noted for her work with publicly funded organisations and her expertise is in commercial drafting (such as contracts and grants). She frequently advises on collaborations and partnerships, procurement and trading.
Hannah joined Stone King’s Charity & Social Enterprise team in 2010.
Prior to working at the firm, Hannah worked at Linklaters (Corporate and Financial Markets) and Capsticks (Public Sector).
Her decision to specialise in the charity sector was in part influenced by her secondment at an international children’s charity.
Charity law & Social Enterprises
Recent work includes advising on the following areas:
Hannah is regularly asked to speak at events, including for umbrella bodies and at the Westminster Policy Forum, and to contribute to sector articles.
Hannah’s legal expertise includes providing commercial advice to social enterprises, charities and socially driven commercial organisations. Recent advice includes:
Hannah read law at King’s College London and completed her Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School.
"Hannah is approachable, intelligent, business-minded, knowledgeable and warm - a true professional in every sense."
"She is always very knowledgeable on all matters and keeps us up to date on issues around charity law."
"Hannah has provided wise counsel; she is a trustworthy and capable adviser."
"She is an excellent lawyer and is really reassuring with clients."
‘Stone King has exceptional expertise in the field of social enterprises and the wider social economy. They are highly skilled and experienced and value driven which makes them stand out from lawyers in other firms. Key people working in this area that really stand out include Julian Blake, Hannah Kubie and Nicole Reed’.
“Hannah provides clear guidance and advice and is always willing to talk through different scenarios. She can explain very complex areas of data protection and information law in an understandable way.”
Chambers - 2023
“She's pragmatic in her approach and clearly explains the risks.”
"Pragmatic and quick to respond."
Client Feedback in Chambers, 2021
"Hannah Kubie comes up with very creative solutions and is a lateral thinker"
Legal 500, 2021
"She is very pleasant to deal with; she is considered in her approach, she thinks through issues carefully and responds in a careful way."
Chambers - 2019
"She is very good at explaining what we should be doing, and how to do it."
Chambers - 2019
"Well regarded for her advice to charities on their commercial and financial arrangements and related matters such as on the application of public procurement rules and is praised for her ability to come up with ‘innovative solutions’."
Legal 500 - 2019
She “delivers excellent advice, both on a pragmatic and technical level”
Legal 500 - 2015
“She is extremely thorough, hard-working and responsive - a pleasure to work with."
Chambers - 2017
Clients praise the "absolutely brilliant" Hannah Kubie for her "incredibly proactive" approach.
Chambers - 2018