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Solicitors’ Company

General Questions

Membership of the Company is open to any solicitor who practises or who has previously practised within the City of London or at Canary Wharf

The annual subscription for becoming a member (a Freeman) of the Company is £250. If you wish to proceed to take the Livery of the Company, there is a one-off fee of £500 and an annual fee of £250 thereafter.

If you wish to apply to become a Freeman of the Company, use the on-line application form on this website.

If you don't know existing members who can support your application, contact the Company ( or Tel 020 7329 2173) for assistance.

The City of London Solicitors' Company boundary is one mile from each corner of the Bank of England and at Canary Wharf. Please contact the Company Office if you need further clarification.

More information about obtaining the Freedom of the City of London can be found on our Join Us page.

Applying to become a Freeman is the first level of membership of the Company. All Freemen then have the option of taking or applying for the Livery of the Company, which is the second level of membership. More information about the Livery can be found on the Join Us page. Any Freeman wishing to take the Livery must first become a Freeman of the City of London by redemption through Guildhall.


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