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Andrew Sperling

Andrew Sperling

Solicitor-Advocate and Managing Director at SL5 Legal

Andrew specialises in public law, Parole Board advocacy and human rights, with particular emphasis upon the rights of disabled detained persons.  He has extensive practical experience of the criminal justice and penal systems and significant experience of conducting difficult, high profile public law challenges, test cases and appeals.  With his team of Consultants, he heads up SL5 – more details of which can be found at

He has provided training for APL, the Parole Board, the National Autistic Society, the Bar Council and members of a new Conditional Release Board in the Cayman Islands.

He is a member of the Management Committee of the Legal Aid Practitioners Group and the Editorial Board of the Journal of Intellectual Disabilities and Offending Behaviour.