In this section you can find information on the services that are being provided by the Legal Panel Framework firms.  The services are listed below and you can read more by clicking on the links or by using the navigation menu on the left-hand side.

Guide to Instructing Legal Panel Firms

We worked with the Legal Panel Framework firms to pull together guidance on how to instruct and how to get the most out of your initial instruction to one of the firms.  The guidance is available for everyone and can be found by clicking on the link above.

Free 20 minute Helpline

As part of the Legal Panel Framework, each of the firms has committed to provide a free 20-minute helpline to sport and recreation organisations.  The helplines are available to all Sport and Recreation Alliance members and/or all organisations funded by UK Sport, Sport Wales and Sport England.  To find out more about the helpline please click on the link above.

Pro-Bono Legal Fund

Each firm on the panel has committed to provide up to £5,000 worth of work free per year to the sport and recreation sector. Access to the free legal assistance is managed through a central application route coordinated by the Sport and Recreation Alliance.  The Pro-Bono Legal Fund is only available to sport and recreation organisations who meet eligibility criteria under the fund.  To find out more about whether you are eligible to apply to the fund please click on the link above.

For more information on the Legal Panel Framework services please contact our governance team.

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