Open Refusal Overturned

Open Refusal Overturned
Emma recently acted for a post-tariff IPP prisoner who fell afoul of the Secretary of State’s open conditions ban. This is the policy whereby anyone who escapes or absconds or attempts to escape or abscond is banned from transfer to open conditions. The client in question had finished a significant amount of time in therapeutic community and had strong support for a transfer to open conditions and wished to pursue this in order to develop a strong release

Prisoner recalled on serious allegations regains freedom

Prisoner recalled on serious allegations regains freedom
Emma recently represented a client who was recalled following extremely serious allegations of stalking and harassment made by an ex-partner. This was compounded by the fact that he was in breach of a licence condition to disclose relationships. At the time of recall the client was under police investigation. This was dropped a few months later without charge. At the time of recall the professional witnesses felt that the client would need to complete a si

Melissa Pilkington

Melissa Pilkington
Contact details Email: MPilkington@swainco-liverpool.co.uk Tel: 0151 255 2286 Fax: 0151 255 2287 Address: 2nd Floor Bulloch House 10 Rumford Place Liverpool L3 9DG...

Antonia McMonagle

Antonia McMonagle
Contact details Email: AntoniaM@swaincohavant.uk.com Tel: 02392 483322 Fax: 02392 483322 Address: Compass House 57 Meridian Centre North Street Havant Hants PO9 1UW...

Kathy Dean

Kathy Dean
Contact details Email: KDean@swainco-liverpool.co.uk Tel: 0151 255 2286 Fax: 015 255 2287 Address: 2nd Floor Bulloch House 10 Rumford Place Liverpool L3 9DG...

Natalie Hickton

Natalie Hickton
Contact details Email: NHickton@swaincohavant.uk.com Tel: 02392 483 322 Fax: 02392 483 366 Address: Compass House 57 Meridian Centre North Street Havant Hants PO9 1UW...

Simon Green

Simon Green
Contact details Email: SGreen@swainco-liverpool.co.uk Tel: 0151 255 2286 Fax: 0151 255 2287 2nd Floor Bulloch House 10 Rumford Place Liverpool L3 9DG...

Sarah Blake

Sarah Blake
  Contact details:- Email: Sblake@swaincohavant.uk.com Tel: 02392 483322 Fax: 02392 483366 Tel: 02392 483322 Fax: 02392 483366 Address: Compass House 57 Meridian Centre North Street Havant Hants PO9 1UW  

Parole Hearing

Prison Law and Parole Hearing Contact Us 1 Prisoners are initially considered by a paper panel. This is the first stage of the process whereby the prisoner’s dossier is considered in depth usually by one of our legal representatives. The legal representative will then take detailed instructions before putting forward representations to the parole board. We will advise the client on his options in relation to his/her p...
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