Our Venters team before their walk and after
If you have not donated to this worthy cause please do so at http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/Venters
As a firm we are committed to assisting those who are in greatest need and in addition to our extensive pro-bono work we actively engage in raising awareness and funds for good causes. We are kicking off our charity drive with the London Legal Walk on 18th May 2015. This is a time when the legal community in particular the Judiciary, Partners and senior staff come together to raise money for organisations and causes where there is a gap in services and where there is a lack of awareness. All too often the plight at home is overshadowed by global events and disasters which require assistance on a global scale. This year the organisations that we are raising money for are
Women and children who have been the victims of human trafficking for domestic and sex slave purposes
Families who live in poor housing and poverty in the UK with the associated negative impact on the children
Elderly individuals who require help to remain independent
Men and Women who work for less than the minimum wage
Tadworth Children’s Trust
In this time of Austerity we understand the many pressures and demands on resources however we would be grateful to receive any amount that can be spared and are grateful for what ever contribution can be made. Donating is simple and can be done with just a few clicks of a button to our just giving web page which can be found at
Our team is:- June Venters QC, Suzanne Kelly, Nicola Legg, Riona Mark, Jenny Davies, Christine Boot, Troy Stimpson, Lauren Harris
Please help us to make a difference and change lives for the better.
Venters Trainee Solicitor Lauren Harris completed the Mizuno Reading Half Marathon on Sunday 2nd March in 2 hours 22 mins.
She was raising money for the Lucy Faithful Foundation and has raised £615.00 so far.
For further information on the Lucy Faithful Foundation click http://lucyfaithfull.org/
On Sunday 2nd March 2014, Lauren Harris, Trainee Solicitor, will be participating in the Mizuno Reading Half Marathon. Lauren has entered this half marathon in order to fundraise for the Lucy Faithfull Foundation, a charity which helps prevent sexual abuse to children.
This is a new and exciting challenge for Lauren, having not been a keen runner prior to signing herself up for this event. Lauren only signed up to this event on 1st January 2014 and has been training in her spare time. Lauren had not run more than 7 miles prior to signing up, but has gradually trained and built up to run 11.5 miles in recent weeks in preparation for Sunday’s event.
Lauren has chosen to fundraise for the Lucy Faithfull Foundation as this is a Child Protection Charity and this is the area of law Lauren has had most exposure to, whilst working with Venters.
Lauren hopes to raise in the region of £300 for this charity. The Lucy Faithfull Foundation’s website has provided an example of what this amount of money could do to assist a family and states that for example, this amount of money would assist a child or young person with worrying behaviour, as well as their family, to receive help from a specialist Lucy Faithfull Foundation Practitioner.
ESDAS organised a walk to support 1 Billion Rising for Justice. A Venters team of Carly Fiander, Christine Boot and Floris Shoebridge joined ESDAS to participate in the event in the name of a great cause.
At the top of the hill the staff from ESDAS gave a reading, and it was followed by a minutes silence for all those who suffer abuse across the world. Bubbles were then released as sign of freedom.