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Hannah Eales

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Practice Areas

Hannah is a partner in the Regulatory team. She is head of the Regulatory team of advocates. She specialises in professional discipline, regulatory, criminal and fire safety law.

In the area of professional discipline Hannah has acted for some of the leading regulatory bodies in high profile and complex cases. These regulators include the Health and Care Professions Council, the Teaching Regulation Agency, the Education and Workforce Council, the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the Architects Registration Board, CILEx Regulation and the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.

Having acted for both the prosecution and defence throughout her career, Hannah fully understands the effect that proceedings may have on the individual or prosecuting body. She is known for being a thoughtful and fair advocate, whilst always seeking the best outcome for the client.


Hannah spent 8 years at the regulatory and criminal Bar prior to joining Kingsley Napley in 2013. Hannah became a Partner in 2020.

Hannah acts for and advises regulatory bodies and individuals appearing before a variety of fitness to practise committees.

Prior to joining the Bar Hannah was a legal advisor to the Magistrates’ Court.

Professional Memberships

Hannah is a Committee member of the Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL).