A national network of local law firms offering will writing services to supporters of UK charities.

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What is the Network?

The National Free Wills Network comprises charities ranging from household names to those with a strong regional or local focus. The purpose of the Network is to offer free Will-writing services to the charities' known supporters.

The National Free Wills Network is a paid-for Wills programme whereby the charities pay for the Wills to be written. The Network's operation is straight forward.

71 charities involved in National Free Wills Network.

780 solicitors involved in National Free Wills Network.

5500 legacies generated for member charities.

40 million pounds raised in future income for network charities.


The charities maintain sole responsibility and control for marketing the Network to their donor database


The charities refer interested supporters to the Network office who then provide them with a Network pack detailing their local participating solicitors


The solicitors are able to control the overall number of Wills they write for the Network


The Network conforms to regulations of The Law Society of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland as well as the Charity Commission and the Institute of Fundraising

Benefits for Charities

The National Free Wills Network is a unique legacy fundraising tool aimed at your warmest supporters. Working on the strength of your database you can achieve reliable results which are measurable.

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Benefits for Solicitors

The National Free Wills Network represents a valuable client acquisition opportunity which provides a steady stream of charity referrals. In addition to the fees paid by the charity, any additional work carried out above and beyond a simple Will can be charged to the client.

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