Hannah Bains
Senior Lawyer

Area of Expertise

Hannah is a Senior solicitor at Bark&co and her work involves the handling of serious crime cases including business, corporate, white collar crime and extradition. She has held the criminal litigation accreditation for 10 years and attends the police station and magistrates court as duty solicitor regularly. Another aspect of her job is mentoring and supervising trainee solicitors and junior members of staff.

She has substantial experience in all manner of criminal proceedings where there are cross jurisdictional issues in play. Her current and previous work involves a numerous assortment of high-profile cases, including terrorism, murder, manslaughter and kidnap, right through to sexual offences, blackmail, arson and possession of firearms.


Hannah also works as an International private client lawyer and holds a comprehensive knowledge of commercial law matters. She has an understanding of foreign markets, asset management and funds and is frequently involvedĀ in working with individuals and families, providing legal advice on a variety of matters such as investments, taxation, estate management, investments and trusts. She has developed a niche client base with non UK nationals; work often referred through personal recommendation by individuals with significant wealth and/or philanthropic standing.

She is described as “being discreet personable and professional and having excellent people management skills alongside the ability to handle communications, discussions and negotiations articulately and efficiently”.