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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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May 27, 2019

Andrew Sperling on why the Conservative leadership contender’s “cheap attempt to whip up hatred’ on a prisoner’s temporary release – a case he will know nothing about – is dangerous.

One of the few pleasures of working in the criminal justice system is that it has been,...

March 1, 2019

The Ministry of Justice has announced that there will be a new review process to challenge Parole Board decisions termed the Reconsideration Mechanism. This is a worrying development for prisoners serving indeterminate and extended sentences. When it comes into effect...

January 31, 2019

Solicitor Andrew Sperling explains what to do if the Parole Board unlawfully delays giving you your Parole Answer (even if you’ve already had it!)

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November 27, 2018

Goldsmiths Forensic Psychology Unit in association with SL5 Legal and Red Lion Chambers hosted a unique, multidisciplinary event on Thursday 8 November 2018 at Goldsmiths University, London which brought together practitioners with expertise across the criminal justice...

May 25, 2018

Members of the public will be able to request summaries of Parole Board decisions made after 22nd May 2018. Here is a quick guide:

1. Who is entitled to a summary of the decision?

A victim can request a summary of a Parole Board decision letter.  A “victim” is defined...

March 20, 2018

Andrew Sperling, spoke to LBC Radio on Wednesday 14 March 2018 about recent developments in the Worboys case.

Victims are bringing a claim of judicial review against the Parole Board, arguing that its decision was 'irrational'.

You can listen to the segment b...

February 2, 2018

Every month hundreds of parole hearings take place up and down the country. Almost all of them take place out of the glare of the public eye. Parole hearings have been held in private in England and Wales ever since the Parole Board was established fifty years ago. Tha...

February 1, 2018

Andrew Sperling, director at SL5 Legal, appears on ITV News to discuss the Parole Board's decision in the Worboys case.

He offers analysis on how the judicial review process works and whether it is likely to be pursued in the Worboys case.

He also discusses challenges fo...

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