Hannah Bakshani – Pupil Barrister

Pupil Barrister Hannah Bakshani

Hannah is currently undertaking pupillage under the supervision of Joseph O’Brien. During pupillage, Hannah will gain experience in the following areas: Court of Protection (Health and Welfare and Property and Affairs), mental health, personal injury, clinical negligence and inquests.

Prior to commencing pupillage, Hannah worked as a paralegal in the public law and human rights department of a large national law firm. Hannah principally assisted in judicial review proceedings and cases in the Court of Protection where she developed comprehensive experience of proceedings brought under section 21A of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Hannah also has experience of prison law, having worked as a prison lawyer, where she represented clients at prison adjudications and before the Parole Board.


  • Cassel Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn (2016)


  • BPTC (Very Competent), BPP
  • LLM (Distinction), University of Nottingham
  • LLB (2:1), University of Nottingham


  • Lincoln’s Inn