Free and unlimited legal advice

As part of the Member Benefits package, all SafeContractor members have access
to a free legal and tax advice line from our partner, Abbey Protection Group

Legal Advice

As a SafeContractor member, you have access to free and unlimited telephone legal advice from Abbey Protection Group on any legal or tax issue.

From contracts to confidentiality agreements, commercial contracts to debt collection, you can call them anytime - 24/7 - to request advice from a dedicated advisory team. All advice calls are dealt with by fully qualified solicitors, barristers or former HMRC Inspectors or employees.

Customer satisfaction

Abbey Protection Group advice line receives over 275,000 calls per year and customer satisfaction ratings are very high:

  • Satisfactory or above - 99.32%

  • Excellent - 76.85%

  • Plus, 100% of calls are called back within 1 hour.

By taking legal advice at the time you need it, you can save £000's by avoiding expensive litigation costs.

Please quote your SafeContractor membership number to access advice.

Advice line opening hours


The helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year with the following support levels:

Legal advice available 24/7 - outside core working hours a duty lawyer is on-call to deal with queries.

Core working hours are 8am - 9pm Monday - Friday and 9am - 5:30pm on Saturday

Tax advice available 9am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday


Terms and conditions The advice provided on the legal helpline is given independently of Alcumus SafeContractor by Abbey Legal Protection Group. Alcumus are not responsible or liable in any way for advice given and subsequent acts including taking, or refraining from, any actions on the basis of the advice given. We make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the advice given is accurate, complete or up to date. Liability for advice given will be the sole responsibility of Abbey Legal Protection Group and their terms and conditions will apply in respect of any advice.