Prison Law Defence Solicitors - Manchester

If you or a loved one is in prison, it is important to have access to legal representation to ensure your best interests and rights are being upheld. Prisoners often need legal advisers on their side, no matter what the sentence received.

Representation from an experienced criminal law solicitor can ensure you or your loved one's rights are protected during this difficult and stressful time.

As a specialist criminal law firm, our solicitors are dedicated to ensuring those who have been convicted of a crime receive fair treatment in prison. We have successfully represented prisoners since 1998, so you know your welfare is in trusted hands. If you, a family member or friend needs legal representation or advice while in prison, call Draycott Browne today on +44 (0)161 228 2244.

Representation for prisoners

Whilst in prison, legal representation can be very important when following the processes and procedures that are part and parcel of prison life.

Our criminal law solicitors provide representation and advice for the following.

  • Parole hearings
  • Adjudications
  • Appeals
  • Judicial reviews
  • Sentence calculations
  • Prison recalls

Protecting prisoners' rights

As a leading criminal law practice, our solicitors are experienced in ensuring prisoners' rights are not violated. All prisoners in the UK have the following rights:

  • Protection from bullying and racial harassment
  • The ability to get in contact with a solicitor
  • Healthcare - including support for a mental health condition

If you think your rights - or those of a loved one - are being or have been violated while in prison, our solicitors will seek to resolve the problem as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Claiming for compensation

If you feel you were treated unfairly whilst in prison or suffered as a result of your circumstances, Draycott Browne can provide representation while you make a claim for compensation. Our solicitors can assist in various compensation cases, including:

  • Delayed release
  • Assault from an officer
  • Assault from an inmate
  • Violation of human rights


Our team of solicitors operate within Manchester and throughout North West England. Draycott Browne has a wealth of experience in providing legal advice and representation for prisoners who want to protect their rights, so you can rest assured you will have highly experienced solicitors on your side if you choose to get in touch.

If you are a prisoner who wants to contact Draycott Browne, you can write to us at 12 Oxford Court, Manchester, M2 3WQ.

If you are contacting us on behalf of a loved one, simply call our team of criminal law solicitors on +44 (0)161 228 2244 and ask to speak to Lucy Johnson.

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