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Hope Lappin

Call: 2017

Practice Areas


  • Public Law Child Cases
  • Acting obo Local Authorities/Parents & Child / Guardian
  • Adoption
  • Care Proceedings
  • Contact
  • Special Guardianship


Miss Lappin acts on behalf of Local Authorities, parents, and children / Guardians, in public law children cases.

Areas of Practice


Miss Lappin joined Chambers in April 2019 following the succesful completion of her pupillage.

Miss Lappin is a strong communicator – both orally and in writing – and has excellent analytical skills, is highly efficient, and is fully committed to doing everything possible to deliver exceptional service to clients.

Prior to pupillage Miss Lappin worked as a paralegal at Linklaters in London.

Whilst completing her BPTC, Miss Lappin acted as a Fundraising Student Director for BPP Pro Bono, and volunteered with Communities Empowerment Network representing the families of excluded school children at Governors’ Disciplinary Committee/Independent Appeal Panel Hearings.



  • BPP University London, BPTC: Very Competent; and
  • The University of Durham, Law (LLB) 2:1



  • Exhibition Award from the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple;
  • Advocacy Scholarship from BPP London; and
  • Letter of Commendation from Durham Law School


Miss Lappin enjoys skiing, reading, art, cinema and music


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