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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

Christl Hughes, Trustee awarded MBE in New Year’s Honours

Congratulations are in order for our Trustee, Christl Hughes for being awarded an MBE in the 2020 New Year’s Honours. The award was given for her services to equality and charity. Christl has played an [...]

New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Solicitors

Imagine a world where solicitors are there for each other when life goes off the rails. A world where your fellow colleagues have a safety net to support them financially and emotionally. Thanks to the kindness [...]

Vital funds raised for SBA The Solicitors’ Charity at Manchester Lawyers’ Carol Service

Manchester Law Society held its annual Lawyers Carol Service at St Ann’s Church in the city centre recently raising vital funds for both the church and SBA The Solicitors’ Charity. The service, which has run [...]