Solicitors

NetPol operates a Protest Solicitors List is enabling activists to find a good recommendations for a solicitor. It is based on the pooled experience of many activists over many years, and all of the solicitors are graded by an experienced panel.

Send your feedback and recommendations to npsl@netpol.org so we can modify the list and keep it up to date.

From 1 July 2015, many progressive solicitors’ firms are undertaking direct action against legal aid cuts and refusing to take new legal aid work. See our guide for options on what to do if you are arrested during the period of this action.

What type of solicitor do you need?

Different solicitors do different things:

Criminal Solicitors

Defend you if arrested / charged by the police: find a list of recommended solicitors here

Civil Solicitors

Make a complaint about or sue the police: find a list of recommended solicitors here

Public Solicitors

Challenge the lawfulness of legislation or policies: find a list of recommended solicitors here

Prison Solicitors

Provide support for prisoners: find a list of recommended solicitors here

More information:

Funding
How Firms are Graded
The Netpol Panel

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