Contact the professional practice helpline for free and confidential advice on practice issues and ethics. We also provide dedicated contacts for in-house lawyers, members in England and Wales and those working in big firms.


The Smartcard provides a secure digital signature and acts as a professional I.D. recognised across Europe and the world.

Redundancy and unemployment support

Guides and resources for employees and employers including redundancy procedures and entitlements, managing your finances and finding a new job.

Scottish Legal Services Trust

The trust provides financial assistance to facilitate meeting necessary costs, expenses or outlays in relation to legal matters for which pro bono services are being supplied.