Hannah Markham Q.C. specialises in children law, both public and private. She has experience of judicial review proceedings involving family related law and community care law. She is often involved in cases involving serious allegations of abuse and the death of children.
Hannah specializes in contentious private law children cases often those with an international factor and or involving same sex cases.
Hannah was shortlisted as the Jordan’s Junior Family Law Barrister of the year in 2015.
A recently appointed Silk, Hannah is well recognised as being a thorough and consummately prepared practitioner with excellent client care skills and a team approach to all cases.
- Public Law children (Care and Adoption)
- Private Law children
- International children cases
- Child Abduction
Appointments & Memberships
- Lincoln’s Inn
- Family Law Bar Association
- Association of Lawyers for Children (ALC)
- Family Arbitrator
Re B  UKSC 33 the test for adoption in care cases
Re S  UKSC 20, the test for costs in children act cases
Re B  UKSC 4, the test for habitual residence (same sex parenting case)
Re CB(A child)  EWCA Civ 888
RE (1) P (2) Q (CHILDREN: CARE PROCEEDINGS: FACT FINDING)  EWFC 26
RE FM (A CHILD: FRACTURES: ISSUES RELATING TO BONE DENSITY) (2015)]
Ms L v Ms C  EWFC 1, the first free standing article 8 human rights claim in children act case
Leicester City v S  EWHC 1575 (Fam). Article 15 transfer case to Hungary.