Prison Solicitors

A note on how firms are graded

You can find further details here

A = Highly recommend
B = Recommended


Sansbury Douglas
6 Unity Street,
Bristol, BS1 5HH
Tel: 0117 926 5341

Grading: B

London and National

Bhatt Murphy & Co
27 Hoxton Square,
London N1 6NN
Tel: 020 7729 1115

Grading: A
Top solicitors: Hamish Arnott and Simon Creighton are highly recommended. Jane Ryan has an excellent track record with queer/trans and immigration issues.

Scott-Moncrieff & Associates
88 Kingsway,
London WC2B 6AA
Tel: 0207 841 1099
Specialisms: They have a ‘virtual law firm’ with consultants, so you need to look for recommended solicitors.

Grading: B
Top solicitors: Laura Janes is also Legal Director of the Howard League and specialises in child lifers and young people. She is also an accredited mental health solicitor, so can deal with any sectioning/prison problems. Liz Sutcliffe is also recommended.

North West of England

Birchall Blackburn
Offices in Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire and Merseyside
Tel: 0800 614 722

Grading: B


Irwin Mitchell
Riverside East
2 Millsands
Sheffield S3 8DT
Tel: 0114 276 7777

Grading: B

Southern England

Wells Burcombe
4 Britannia Court
The Green
West Drayton
Middlesex UB7 7PN
Tel: 01895 449288

Grading: B