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  • “The SBA confirms my professional standing as a lawyer

  • “No one should feel their life is in such a state that they can’t ask for help”

  • “You know that there are people there to support you and that you are not alone”

No solicitor unsupported in times of need or crisis

SBA The Solicitors’ Charity is an independent charity working for solicitors both past and present and their families. Every year we help hundreds of people of all ages who are in serious financial need as a result of illness, accident, redundancy or other adversity.

We determine ‘serious financial need’ by using research produced by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s ‘Minimum Income Standard’.

We provide welfare grants, support with career transition and access to advice on welfare benefits and managing personal debt.

We help colleagues and their families when they face serious financial hardship...

We rely on the generosity of solicitors, law firms and local law societies to be able to continue...

Dedicated to helping solicitors past and present, and their families, in times of need...

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