Paul May chaired the London-based campaign for the Birmingham Six from 1985 until the men’s release in 1991.


He has chaired successful campaigns for other wrongly convicted prisoners including Judith Ward, the Bridgewater Four, the East Ham Two and Danny McNamee (whose case was the first to be referred to the Court of Appeal by the Criminal Cases Review Commission).


From 2006, he led the campaign for Sam Hallam who was freed by the Court of Appeal in May 2012.