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Legal aid

Cartwright King no longer offers Prison Law advice, but we are happy to help direct you to other organisations which may be able to assist. You can call us on 0808 168 5550 or alternatively email us on and we’ll call you back.

The Government has made changes to what we can do for you with Legal Aid for Prison Law.

Despite these changes which came in on 2nd December 2013, we will still be there to help you.

Legal Aid is available for advice on:

  • Sentence calculation
  • End of tariff Parole Reviews
  • Adjudications
  • Recall Hearings in front of the Parole Board
  • Appeals on sentence
  • Judicial review

Unfortunately there is no longer Legal Aid to help you with Recategorisation, problems with sentence progression or pre-tariff reviews, but we may be able to help on a private basis.

You will receive honest and frank advice on the prospects of success in your case and we will work to help you to work constructively through your sentence.

If we are unable to assist you with the problem that you have, we will always endeavour to point you in the right direction or, refer you on to someone who can help.


Please provide a brief outline of your query below, and one of our specialist team members will be in touch with you shortly.

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