Hannah Gomersall

Hannah Gomersall Pupil Barrister

Hannah Gomersall is a Pupil Barrister at Coram Chambers. Before commencing pupillage Hannah worked in a busy Court of Protection firm so she has a particular interest in Deprivation of Liberty cases.

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Section 20: Abused, or just not used? 17 AUG 2015

Section 20: Abused, or just not used?

Hannah examines the recent case law around section 20 of the Children Act 1989 and two...

Exceptional circumstances legal aid: the ‘fig leaf’ of a ‘system which is neither compassionate nor even humane’ 06 MAY 2015

Exceptional circumstances legal aid: the ‘fig leaf’ of a ‘system which is neither compassionate nor even humane’

The election and prospect of a new government is upon us and legal aid has not made it onto the...

Powers of restraint: the path of least intervention? 31 MAR 2015

Powers of restraint: the path of least intervention?

Recent Court of Protection case law on 'the least restrictive option'. When asked to approve...