Will Aid is a special partnership between the legal profession and nine of the UK's best-loved charities. Every November, participating solicitors waive their fee for writing a basic Will. Instead, they invite their clients to make a donation to Will Aid. Each year, thousands of people use the Will Aid scheme. They not only gain peace of mind by writing their Will, they help fund life-changing charity work at the same time.
Will Aid's has been running since 1988. During that time over 275,000 people have made a Will through the scheme and got the peace of mind that comes from knowing that their loved ones are protected if the worst happens. The scheme has raised an amazing £16m for the vital work of the Will Aid charities in the UK and around the world.
Will Aid has made a real difference - both to the work of the charities we’ve supported and to the people our participating solicitors have helped to make a Will. Since 1988, Will Aid has raised over £16 million to help transform people’s lives in the UK and around the world. You can read some of those people’s stories in the the Will Aid charities section of this site. Every donation made is sure to help change lives for the better.
Will Aid is proud to be endorsed by the Probate Section of the Law Society and celebrity supporters including Annette Crosbie, Dame Judi Dench and Graham Norton.
"I’d been thinking about making a Will for many many years but never got round to it. What really prompted me was that my father died and didn’t leave a Will. The Will Aid service was very convenient and the solicitor was very approachable."- Colin Narey