Apply for help

Applying for financial support for solicitors.


 Before you make any application please take time to check if you are likely to be eligible for financial support from The Solicitors’ Charity.

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You can do this using the ‘Minimum Income Standard’ calculator which is anonymous and free to use. Make sure you select the option for where you live (eg, inner London, outer London, not just London) to refine your results. Read more about eligibility here.




When you are ready you can either download our application form to print, complete and return or you can apply online here.



All your information is treated and managed with the highest level of security and confidentiality. Please only share personal case information with our caseworkers. Read our privacy policy here.




If you have any questions or would like to find out if we can help you can get in touch to arrange a confidential chat with one of our caseworker team.

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The Solicitors’ Charity has certain exclusions in place on who and how it can help.

We regret The Solicitors’ Charity can’t offer financial aid if:

  • Your total household income exceeds the Minimum Income Standard for your family type and location
  • You have more than £10,000 in liquid savings
  • You are an unqualified law student or trainee


We cannot consider support for:

  • Costs associated with running your business (eg indemnity insurance)
  • Business or partnership debts
  • Debts owing to family members or friends
  • Legal fees
  • Independent school fees
  • Most types of private medical treatment
  • Repayments of student loans
“Our life is unrecognisable from what it was two years ago. We have a home and a shot at the future because of The Solicitors’ Charity. You were there when I couldn’t see a way forward and I will be forever grateful.”

Join The Solicitors’ Charity Register and claim your Take Heart welcome pack!

Want to know more about The Solicitors’ Charity Register?

We simply want to connect with as many solicitors as we can so that we can help them in times of need, promote our work and create a more resilient profession. When you sign up, we commit to not sharing your information. We will send you occasional emails and you can choose when and how you hear from us in your personal settings at the bottom of any of the emails from us. For more information on our approach to data, please click here to read our Privacy Policy.

Now tell us your email, job title and tick if you would like a shiny welcome pack.

Finally, please tell us your address so we can deliver your pack to you.

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