SL5 LEGAL

39 Warren Street, London, W1T 6AF

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

Tuckers Solicitors LLP is a limited liability partnership authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (No.592449) and registered in England & Wales (Registered No. OC382272).

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March 22, 2017

This was an appeal to the Supreme Court by the parents of N, a profoundly disabled man, now in his twenties who was living in a care home funded by a clinical commissioning group.

The dispute centred upon whether N could visit the family home and whether his mother coul...

April 7, 2015

This was an application to the European Court of Human Rights in relation to a violation of article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights by the United Kingdom's delay in allowing a prisoner access to rehabilitative courses and repeated deferral of his Parole Bo...

February 20, 2015

Represented the first prisoners in the UK to register a gay marriage.

Reported in The Guardian.

SL5 Team Member: Kushal Sood

March 17, 2014

Judicial review concerning the entitlement of foreign national parole applicants to damages, following delays in the conclusion of their reviews.

Reported in the Mail Online.  

SL5 Team Member: Kushal Sood

February 8, 2013

A Judicial Review claim was sought to prevent a severely disabled man being transferred from hospital back to prison.

The Court of Appeal ultimately agreed to fast-track an appeal against his sentence which was quashed.

Reported by the BBC and The Guardian and later desc...

July 3, 2012

This was a challenge to the implementation of the Prisoners Earnings Act which imposed a 'victims' levy of 40% on the earnings of people detained in open prisons, preparing for their release into the community.

SL5 Team Member: Andrew Sperling

Link: www.bailii.org/ew/cas...

January 21, 2012

This was a successful challenge to a decision by the Parole Board not to recommend the progression of a learning disabled prisoner to open conditions.

SL5 Team Member: Andrew Sperling

Link: www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2012/809.html

December 8, 2011

Bail granted in the Administrative Court to a juvenile who was given no reasons for refusal in the Crown Court.

SL5 Team Member: Kushal Sood

Link: www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Crim/2013/82.html

October 26, 2010

This was a miscarriage of justice case involving an application to the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) following a conviction for armed robbery.

The CCRC referred the case to the Court of Appeal and the Court of Appeal quashed the conviction.

Compensation was als...

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