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Hanna Basha

Hanna Basha

"Hanna Basha is excellent, incredibly responsive, and provides good advice and judgement on issues."

Chambers HNW 2021

Hanna specialises in defamation, privacy and breach of confidence, with a wealth of expertise in reputation and crisis management.

Hanna is highly regarded within her field having acted in a number of landmark defamation and privacy cases. She represents prominent and high net-worth individuals and corporates seeking to prevent the publication of private and sensitive information and defamatory allegations.

In particular, Hanna focusses on media and crisis management and advises clients on strategies for preventing and dealing with significant reputational attacks. She is able to put a responsive strategy in place quickly and effectively when clients are facing unwanted media attention. She skilfully manages media storms.

Hanna also acts for her clients in more general litigation and has been involved in a number of high profile sports disputes, representing clients both in the High Court and before governing bodies.

Chambers UK describes Hanna as "exceptional" and recognises that she "gains the confidence of clients in sometimes quite difficult circumstances."

The Legal 500 UK describes Hanna as "first rate" and "highly knowledgeable."

Hanna is listed as a “Top Recommended Reputation & Privacy Lawyer” in Spear's 500 2021 and the Spear’s Reputation Lawyers Index 2021.

Qualified 1999, joined Payne Hicks Beach 2017, partner 2017.

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