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:

  • to members of the public who are in need or unable to meet them or are suffering financial hardship; or
  • to charitable institutions of limited means which support local communities or community organisations or activities; or
  • where the trust is satisfied there is a public interest.

Applications should be through a solicitor to or in writing to:

Professional Practice Team
Scottish Legal Services Trust
Law Society of Scotland
Atria One, 
144 Morrison Street, 

Charity registered in Scotland No: SC028149