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Legal services that are provided by SL5 are, unless stated to the contrary, provided under the regulatory umbrella of Tuckers Solicitors LLP.  

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April 6, 2020

The SL5 Legal team are extremely grateful to the prisons across the UK that continue to arrange private legal meetings for us with our clients, via video-links and telephone conferences. However, the approach is far from consistent and many prisons do not have access t...

We would like to share an amazing success story with you.

A highly valued member of the SL5 Legal team, solicitor Catherine Bond, has achieved an extraordinary result for her client:

Following the client's release from his original life sentence, he was recalled for...

April 2, 2020

Should I Draw You A Picture?

April 18, 2016 | By Andrew Sperling

Parole, learning disability, autism and fair hearings

In To Kill A Mockingbird, a black man, Tom Robinson, is accused and convicted of raping a white woman.  He is represented by a fearless and principled la...

April 1, 2020

Managing Director & Solicitor-Advocate at SL5 Legal, Andrew Sperling, sits on the Management Committee of the Legal Aid Practitioners Group (LAPG). In this capacity, Mr Sperling co-authored a letter (link below) from the LAPG, The Law Society and The Association of Pri...

March 27, 2020

On Monday 23rd March, the Chief Magistrates Office (CMO) confirmed that all Independent Adjudications (IAs) had been postponed until 30/03/2020, under the exceptional circumstances arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Yesterday, the CMO extended the period of postponeme...

We wanted to share important information we have received regarding Independent Adjudications. The Chief Magistrates Office issued the following guidance on 23/03/2020, due to the circumstances arising from the COVID-19 pandemic:

"All adjudications for this week are sus...

March 26, 2020

SL5 Legal is following government guidance in relation to self-isolation in order to remain open for business. Staff will continue to work during our usual office hours of 9am – 5.30pm. As a protective measure for our staff and clients, our staff will be working from h...

December 3, 2019

SL5 Legal's director, Andrew Sperling, was interviewed by Eddie Mair on LBC Radio on 2 December following the London Bridge tragedy.

Andrew discussed the political response to the incident, the views expressed by the families of the victims, and whether or not the right...

June 18, 2019

SL5 director, Andrew Sperling, was interviewed by Eddie Mair on LBC Radio on Wednesday 12 June 2019.  

The interview centred upon an article written by Boris Johnson in the Daily Telegraph about release on temporary licence and parole. 

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June 18, 2019

The impact of the IPP sentence (imprisonment for public protection) is particularly harsh for Irish prisoners. Irish IPP prisoners do not have the chance to benefit from the Tariff Expired Removal Scheme (TERS) because Irish prisoners are not generally subject to depor...

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