Speaker profile

Hannah Widemann

Hannah Widemann

Senior Associate, Chemical and Life Sciences, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Hannah Widemann, Senior Associate at Steptoe and member of the Brussels Bar (Dutch section), advises clients on EU regulatory compliance questions in the areas of chemical and product regulations, including REACH, CLP, biocides, cosmetics, and plant protection products.

Her work includes product defense and litigation strategies before the European Court of Justice and the Board of Appeal of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), as well as supporting clients with (data sharing) negotiations, contracts, and potential disputes. Hannah also focuses on EU decision-making (Comitology) and emerging regulatory developments, such as endocrine disruptors and the impact of Brexit on the chemical industry.

Her background includes significant experience in International and European Environmental and Energy Law in both, academia and at the United Nations Development Program in The Gambia. She is fluent in German, English, French, and Dutch.