Hine Solicitors is one of the few criminal law firms qualified and accredited to undertake prison law work nationwide. One of our team regularly contributes to the Q & A forum for Inside Time newspaper and is a member of the Association of Prison Lawyers. Whether you are facing an adjudication or require representation for parole, we are here to help you. It is vital you have expert legal advice when it is your liberty at stake.
Home Office statistics show a huge rise in prison recalls. The vast majority of recalls are for technical breaches rather than for further offences. Whether you are subject to a standard recall or are subject to the fixed term recall provisions, you are entitled to make representations about your re-release on license to the parole board. dispute the reasons relating to why you were recalled. We will make these representations on your behalf to seek immediate release.
It takes skill and expertise to present a case to the Parole Board. If you face a hearing, let us represent you. We can source expert psychiatric or psychological reports, supporting a case for release or a move to an open establishment. We undertake all types of parole proceedings, from representation on the papers for mid-way hearings to oral hearings for lifers.
Any prisoner facing disciplinary action in the prison is usually entitled to legal advice. For any matter heard before an independent adjudicator and in some situations before a Prison Governor we have a specialist team to represent you. Hine Solicitors has more than an 80% success rate in adjudication hearings.
The team also specialises in advising IPP prisoners in sentence planning, helping with HDC applications and assisting with re-categorisation reviews.
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