Hannah Lily

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Hannah Lily is a UK-qualified solicitor and legal expert on regulatory law, with specialization in seabed mining. As legal adviser (oceans and natural resources) at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London, Hannah advises a number of Commonwealth governments on the development of their national seabed mineral laws and their engagement with the International Seabed Authority. Hannah was previously legal adviser to the Secretariat of the Pacific Community-European Union Pacific Islands Deep Sea Minerals Project based in Fiji, and has assisted in drafting a number of regional instruments and national seabed mining laws across the Pacific Islands region, including legislation currently in force in the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga and Tuvalu.