Hannah Laithwaite

Hannah undertakes a broad range of civil and commercial work, with her practice primarily spanning the areas of commercial, insolvency, and property (for further detail, please click on a subject heading below).

She is able to provide advisory, drafting and advocacy expertise at all stages of the litigation process.

Hannah prides herself in being approachable and in providing a practical, efficient and cost effective service to her clients.

She is qualified to accept instructions under the Bar’s Public Access scheme.

Further information


  • Inner Temple Award for Outstanding Achievement on the BPTC
  • Bar Professional Training Course (College of Law)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law (College of Law)
  • BA (Hons) English (Queen Mary, University of London)


  • Commercial Litigation Association
  •  Society of Construction Law
  •  Property Bar Association


Hannah is a keen runner and cyclist, and enjoys skiing and travelling.

Hannah has a varied property practice which includes:

  • Forfeiture;
  • Leasehold enfranchisement and lease extensions;
  • Service charge disputes;
  • Dilapidation claims;
  • Charging order applications;
  • Applications for an order for sale;
  • Trust of land and co-ownership disputes;
  • Nuisance/neighbour disputes.

Hannah also regularly advises and appears in contested possession proceedings, representing landlords, tenants and mortgagees. She has successfully dealt with issues concerning:

  • The use of managing agents;
  • Assignment;
  • Tenancy deposit regulation;
  • Rental arrears;
  • Disrepair;
  • Disputed service;
  • Unlawful eviction;
  • Trespassers.

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*This barrister is authorised to practice in England & Wales. Click here to search on the Bar Standards Board Barristers’ Register.

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