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Hanna Basha

Hanna is a well-known specialist in defamation, privacy and breach of confidence, with a wealth of expertise in reputation and crisis management.


Hanna is a well-known specialist in defamation, privacy and breach of confidence, with a wealth of expertise in reputation and crisis management. In particular, Hanna advises prominent individuals and corporations to prevent the publication of private, sensitive and confidential information and defamatory allegations in the media and to skilfully manage media storms.

Hanna is highly regarded within her field having acted in a number of landmark defamation and privacy cases – including having previously secured the highest ever damages award in an ‘offer of amends’ case.

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

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

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

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