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June 26, 2020

"Catherine is a brilliant solicitor. She’s very professional and caring. She is a total credit to your company and I will recommend her services to all I know. She is brilliant, 10 out of 10."

June 17, 2020

Managing Director and Advocate at SL5 Legal, Andrew Sperling, has again written to the Lord Chancellor Rt Hon Robert Buckland on behalf of The Legal Aid Practitioners Group, alongside Rikki Garg representing The Association of Prison Lawyers.  Click here to read t...

May 13, 2020

When completing our Client Satisfaction Questionnaire, Lisa's client scored the service that Lisa provided as "excellent", praising Lisa for her clear explanations of the issues in their case, always being available when they needed to speak to her, and being supportiv...


Understandably, the health and safety of prison staff and prisoners is the clear priority during the pandemic, but the lockdown restrictions are posing a real threat to prisoners’ access to justice. Access to private legal advice is extremely important.  Where there i...

April 21, 2020

My client is serving a determinate sentence in default of a confiscation order and had progressed to the open estate. He is considered low risk. Prior to the COVID restrictions he had been released on temporary license (ROTL) daily to attend work and support his family...

April 8, 2020

HMPPS has published guidance attempting to answer some of the many pressing questions that the friends and family of prisoners have about the effect of COVID-19 on prison regimes.

We think there are important gaps in the guidance and consider that the information could...

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...

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