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Helplines for solicitors

    • Consumer information on the SRA website

      The helplines listed below are for solicitors only. If you are not a solicitor, please visit the Solicitors Regulation Authority website via the link above.

  • Practice Advice Service - 020 7320 5675

    Solicitors can call for advice and support on all aspects of legal practice, including:

    and more.

    Solicitors can also email queries to:

    More about the Practice Advice Service

    Lawyerline - 020 7320 5720

    Solicitors can call for advice on client care and complaints handling, including:

    Solicitors can also email queries to:

    Pastoral care - 020 7320 5795

    Solicitors can call for information on personal, financial, professional and employment problems. We will refer you to the most suitable helpline for your needs.

    We're here to help solicitors - 09:00 to 17:00 weekdays.

    LawCare - 0800 279 6888

    An independent charity part funded by the Law Society offering a free and confidential advisory and support service to help lawyers, their staff and their immediate families to deal with health problems such as depression and addiction, and related emotional difficulties.

    Further information and advice is available on the LawCare website

    Professional ethics helpline - 0370 606 2577

    For advice on the SRA Handbook, call from 09:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday. The professional ethics helpline is run by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

    PII helpline - 020 7320 9545

    If you have questions or concerns about PII insurance, call our PII helpline - open weekdays from 09:00 to 17:00.

    Facing financing difficulty - help for solicitors

    Visit our Facing financial difficulty webpage for advice and support when the pressure is on or if you are worried about the future of your law firm.