As part of Deaf Awareness Week, The Royal Association for Deaf’s (RAD) dedicated Deaf Law Centre (DLC) is encouraging law firms to learn 35 simple BSL phrases.

The phrases are provided by online learning website Signworld. Signworld provide courses and online resources for people starting out learning British Sign Language.

As part of our support for Deaf Awareness week, which ran early in May, Mercury Legal’s solicitor team have accepted the DLC’s challenge to learn 5 phrases a day.

Below are some of the phrases that we will be learning.  All these videos  can be found on the DLC’s website:

How are You?

Would you like us to book an interpreter?

We are open Monday to Friday

Could you sign this for me please?

We can do Personal Injury