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Hannah advises charities and social enterprises on incorporation and registrations, governance issues, commercial operations and mergers and transfers.

Her particular expertise is in commercial drafting (such as contracts and grants) and she acts for a number of publicly funded organisations. She frequently advises on collaborations and partnerships, procurement and trading.


Professional Experience

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 & Social Enterprise

Hannah is a respected charity and social enterprise lawyer, frequently asked to speak at sector events and contribute to publications.
Recent work includes:

  • Advising on complex charity registrations, including those with innovative approaches to working.
  • Advising on the restructuring of an international group of charities and social enterprises.
  • Advising charities on a range of model agreements to allow them to work collaboratively with other organisations in tendering for public procurement opportunities and delivering under those contracts.
  • Advising on a range of mergers.
Social Finance

Hannah is a member of the firm’s Social Finance team, which includes advising organisations seeking to raise funds and advising charities on their social investments.

Hannah has recently advised 2 large charities on their ability to make complicated mission related investments.

What our clients say

"pragmatic and quick to respond."

Client Feedback in Chambers, 2021

What our clients say

Hannah Kubie comes up with very creative solutions and is a lateral thinker

Legal 500, 2021

What our clients say

"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

What our clients say

She is "very good at explaining what we should be doing, and how to do it."

Chambers - 2019

What our clients say

"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

What our clients say

She “delivers excellent advice, both on a pragmatic and technical level”

Legal 500 - 2015

What our clients say

“She is extremely thorough, hard-working and responsive - a pleasure to work with."

Chambers - 2017

What our clients say

Clients praise the "absolutely brilliant" Hannah Kubie for her "incredibly proactive" approach.

Chambers - 2018