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Who we've helped

The Citizenship Foundation

'The Law Society Charity has supported us since our inception. Their support means that we can keep on providing a vibrant and fulfilling experience of learning about the law for young people.'

Tony Breslin, Chief Executive of the Citizenship Foundation

LawCare

'The need for LawCare's support for Solicitors continues to grow, yet it would be impossible to provide all of the services LawCare offers to the profession without the assistance of the Law Society Charity.'

Hilary A Tilby, Chief Executive, LawCare April 2009

Solicitors' Diversity Access Scheme

'The Solicitors Diversity Access Scheme has given me the opportunity to achieve my ambition of becoming a qualified solicitor in a predominantly legal aid practice while struggling financially and having difficult family and social circumstances. Without the support of a scholarship to study the LPC, I would not have been able to fund my studies and be on my way to fulfilling my ambition.'

SDAS scholarship student

International Lawyers for Africa (ILFA)

'Thanks to the support of the Law Society Charity ILFA has been able to harness this success and meet the demand resulting from this rapid expansion and thus increase the number of African candidates. From the initial 7 participating countries, this year ILFA shall be considering applications from 16 African countries.'

YouthNet

In April 2006, the Law Society Charity gave a donation towards the development of information to young people via alternative communication tools. In November 2007, YouthNet received another donation.

'YouthNet is grateful to the Law Society Charity for their generous support over a number of years. Valuable donations have helped us continue to provide expert legal information and advice through TheSite.org, using the internet and multimedia to reach and inform young people.'

Legal Action Group (LAG)

In March 2006, the Law Society Charity gave a donation towards the development of LAG's monthly magazine Legal Action

'We are delighted to hear that the Trustee Board has agreed to give a donation towards the development of our monthly magazine, Legal Action…It really did make all the difference between thinking of the project and being able to do it.'

NSPCC

In March 2005, the Law Society Charity gave a donation towards the 'Caring for Children in Court Appeal', part of the Young Witness Support Services

'The Law Society Charity gave to the NPSCC's Caring for Children in Court Appeal, enabling us to help 10 children through their cases, we would like to express our deepest gratitude.'

Reprieve

In March 2005, the Law Society gave a two year donation towards the Stafford Smith Fellowship which provides advocacy on behalf of impoverished people facing the death penalty in the USA

'Thank you so much for the support that the Law Society Charity has given Reprieve. We have had a good, productive year, all made possible by your support.'

The University of Cape Town Trust

In October 2004, The Law Society Charity gave a three year donation towards bursaries to be made available to disadvantaged students to study law at the university

'We would like to emphasise once again how immensely grateful we are for The Law Society Charity's wonderful support for young South African law students at UCT.'

Contact us

For further information about the Law Society Charity, please contact the Company Secretary, Dani Topolski, 02073 205 739 or email us:

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