The Solicitors' Association of Higher Court Advocates


Since 1994 we have been the only independent body representing solicitor advocates in England and Wales. We serve our members by providing high quality training, a network of hundreds of like-minded professionals from all around the country, and representation on the most important issues impacting the profession, through lobbying and discussions with a range of governmental and regulatory bodies.

To find out more about who we are or the work that we do, pick an area of interest below, or explore the menus above.


This is for SAHCA members only and allows access to articles and discussion about contemporary issues for Advocates.

Don’t forget to sign up for this year’s conference! It’s on 5th October 2019.

This is also where to find our current range of specialist advocacy training courses!

SAHCA regularly makes the news with our campaigns and other activities. Read all about it here, along with other news articles relevant to our members!


Founded in 1994 when solicitors first acquired the right to appear in the higher courts, SAHCA is the only independent association to representing all solicitor advocates practising in England & Wales. Our uncompromising aim is to enable our members to attain the highest ethical and professional standards of advocacy, whilst promoting parity and equality of opportunity with the Bar. SAHCA’s members represent a broad range of practitioners from Magic Circle firms, to sole practitioners – with one shared goal – excellence!