Prison Law

UK Prison Population 7 January 2022

The Carringtons Prison Law team was established in the 1990’s and are experienced in all aspects of Prison Law.  As a Practice we are active members of the Association of Prison Lawyers and the Howard League for Penal Reform.  We are a respected Practice proud to boast the achievement of impressive peer review standards by the Legal Aid Agency and attainment of Lexcel quality standards.

We are contracted with the Legal Aid Agency and able to offer Legal Aid to the vast majority of our Clients.  In the event of non-eligibility we will also consider instruction in line with private funding arrangements.

Our Practice are recognised as the largest provider of Prison Law publicly funded work in England and Wales.

Our dedicated team of experts represent prison inmates throughout England and Wales in all issues of Prison Law, including:

We understand the problems that can be faced by those incarcerated and advise promptly and clearly, attending many of Clients in person at their holding establishment.  A proportion of our Clients are vulnerable perhaps with mental health difficulties.

For more information please do not hesitate to contact us.

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