Free Legal Advice for Carers 

Sheffield Carers Centre are working with Lawson Wills and Probate to provide carers with access to free 30-minute individual legal advice clinics on the last Friday of every month.  

Lawson Wills and Probate is a family-focused business run by Leigh Purdy who is a legal expert and a former Solicitor with professional qualifications. Leigh has been offering pro bono services for the Cares Centre since 2020. She is able to offer advice around: 

  • Simple Wills 
  • Discretionary Trusts
  • Vulnerable Persons Trusts
  • Lasting Power of Attorney
  • Court of Protection applications
  • Estate Planning and Probate

If you would like a legal clinic appointment, please contact us on 0114 278 8942 or support@sheffieldcarers.org.uk
Clinics are usually offered over the phone, but if you have difficulties communicating this way please let us know.  

We also run occasional group workshops offering general legal information.
Take a look at our Activities & Workshops
webpage to see if there is an upcoming workshop.


Please note that Leigh Purdy is not a regulated Solicitor but is a Member of the Institute of Professional Will Writers and agrees to follow their code of practice. For some legal advice matters you may need to seek a Solicitor, you can find information about the types of lawyers from Legal Choices. Sheffield Carers Centre are unable to recommend any firm to provide legal services, but if you require a Solicitor you may find it helpful to look at the Solicitors Register.


Updated 12 July 2022