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Hannah Watson Fanin

Senior Associate

Hannah Watson Fanin is an investment funds lawyer with a focus on investor representation. She advises a broad variety of institutional investors, including national and international development finance institutions, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, funds of funds, and investment banks. Her clients invest into private funds covering a range of asset classes, including real estate, infrastructure, private equity and debt, in both developed and emerging markets.

Hannah’s experience spans a variety of fund-related transactions, from fund formation, co-investments and secondary transactions, through to GP and LP-led restructurings, enforcement actions and advising on end-of-life issues. Having worked in in-house prior to joining DLA Piper, Hannah has first-hand knowledge of the unique needs and objectives of development finance institutions and large institutional investors generally.

Areas of FocusEmployment
Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Supreme Court of South AustraliaSolicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands, LLM (cum laude)

  • The University of Adelaide, Australia, LLB (honours)

  • The University of Adelaide, Australia, Bachelor of International Studies

    The University of Adelaide, Australia, Diploma in Languages