The pandemic and cost of living increases have pushed free legal advice services to breaking point, with many experiencing an unprecedented surge in demand from clients in desperate need of advice in areas such as debt, welfare, immigration, family, housing and employment law.
Without these free services, thousands of people who are unable to afford the services of a lawyer will be unable to access the help and support they need to get the justice they deserve.
The organisations we support:
By taking part in the Edinburgh Legal Walk and seeking sponsorship from your friends, family and colleagues, you will be helping to secure vital funds needed for this important cause.
Please sign up using the link below to register a team for the Edinburgh Legal Walk on Wednesday 5th October 2022
Funds raised will go to support local advice agencies and charities throughout Scotland.
We hope most law firms, in house legal teams and advocates will allow 100% to go to the Access to Justice Foundation (Scotland) as those funds are strategically targeted at agencies most in need (and there are a lot of those!)