Reading Legal Walk 2019

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The Reading Legal Walk returns on Monday 16th September.

The Reading Legal Walk is a 10km after work walk that raises funds for legal advice agencies in Reading and the Thames Valley. The walk will be led by District Judge Catherine Comiskey, District Judge Sophie Harrison and HHJ Katharine Marshall.

The 2018 Walk saw 160 walkers take on 10k for justice. The walk raised a wonderful £8,300 to support specialist legal advice services in Reading and the Thames Valley. 

Bob Nightingale, founder of LLST, commended the lawyers for supporting local advice agencies saying:   

 "In recent years life has become even harder for the most disadvantaged people. Austerity has caused hardship among the poorest people and created problems such as debt and homelessness. Often the advice agencies are the only place where those people can get help. 

"2013 cuts to legal aid for many areas of welfare law mean that people who can't afford to pay a solicitor can no longer turn to high street solicitors for help with matters such as benefits, employment or disrepair. Now changes to the benefits rules for people with disabilities is creating even more pressure on the advice agencies.

It's fantastic that local lawyers will turn out year after year to raise funds to help to ease that problem,"

The walk starts from Walkabout at 5.30pm (registration from 5pm).

 For more information, please contact bob@llst.org.uk

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Many thanks to Irwin Mitchell who are buying every walker a drink at the end of the walk! :)    

 

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Take part in the raffle on walk day to be in with the chance of winning Sunday lunch for two at The Botanist!

The Botanist is a concept like no other, offering a soon to be world-famous selection of botanical cocktails, craft beers and ales, Champagne and wine. Food inspired by the deli, rotisserie and grill. With live music Wednesday - Sunday, sublime social times are guaranteed!

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You could win a bottle of prosecco, or a bottle of wine as both are available as prizes thanks to Walkabout Reading!

 

 

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  • Age UK Reading
  • Barrett and Co Solicitors LLP
  • Beaufort Financial
  • Blake Morgan LLP
  • Blandy & Blandy LLP
  • Citizens Advice Reading
  • Clarkslegal LLP
  • Clifton Ingram LLP Solicitors
  • Dexter Montague LLP
  • Field Seymour Parkes LLP
  • Harrison Clark Rickerbys
  • IBB Solicitors
  • Irwin Mitchell LLP
  • Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
  • Parfitt Cresswell
  • Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
  • Reading Courts
  • Reading Refugee Support Group
  • Rowberry Morris Solicitors
  • School of Law Reading University
  • Single Parents Support
  • Stowe Family Law
  • The Head Partnership Solicitors LLP
 
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