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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...

Latest news

Charity operations during coronavirus outbreak

The primary aim for SBA The Solicitors’ Charity is to provide a service to solicitors in need or crisis. This applies equally to those we have helped for some time and to those who are just [...]

When life goes into the red for solicitors

  Guest blog: Angus Lyon, Volunteer for LawCare and Mental Health Practitioner “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result [...]

Making a difference in the Midlands

Guest blog: Debra Burton, volunteer for SBA The Solicitors’ Charity When most people think of solicitors, they think of middle-aged men in pinstripes and wigs arguing cases in London and earning mega bucks. As a [...]