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Burnetts Make a Difference for Lake District Charity

Burnetts Make a Difference for Lake District Charity

Lawyers from Burnetts' Family team spent a day volunteering to support the Calvert Trust’s ‘Make a Difference Day’.

Lawyers from Cumbrian law firm Burnetts have spent a day volunteering to support The Lake District Calvert Trust’s ‘Make a Difference Day’.

Burnetts’ Family Law team of Simon Mortimer, Vikki Porthouse, Zoë Tremeer-Holme, Joanne Grey and Amy Fallows took part in the Make a Difference Day, carrying out housekeeping and painting the zip-wire platforms and bridges at the trust’s centre on the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake.

Simon Mortimer is Partner and Head of Private Client Services at Burnetts. He said “We had a fantastic day at the Calvert Trust’s Lake District site; the whole team really enjoyed ourselves and it was great to again support our charity of the year. Despite appearances at the end of the day we did manage to leave more paint on the platforms than ourselves!”

The Lake District Calvert Trust is a residential outdoor centre which provides outdoor adventure holidays for people with disabilities and is Burnetts’ charity of the year for 2016. Burnetts nominates an annual charity of the year and in 2016 The Lake District Calvert Trust was chosen as the firm’s focus for fundraising activities.

Lynn Healey, Business Manager at The Lake District Calvert Trust said, “We were delighted to have the Burnetts’ team helping us out on site. Having support with the maintenance of our grounds makes a huge difference. We want to ensure that our disabled visitors have the best residential experience possible and with the help of Burnetts we can continue to do so.”

Nick Gutteridge, Burnetts’ Managing Partner said, “The Make a Difference Day is one in a number of activities we’ve held to support the Lake District Calvert Trust. We’ve held dress down days, raffles, competitions and football sweepstakes as well as taking part in a 22 Peaks Challenge, all with the aim of raising money for the Trust. Last year we raised over £6,000 and the total for this year is still rising.”

For further information about Burnetts’ Charity of the Year or the Family Team, contact dm@burnetts.co.uk or visit the team's page here.

Published: Friday 11th November 2016
Categorised: Cases involving children, Divorce and separation, Family Law, Legal Services in Newcastle, Penrith, West Cumbria, Community, Practice News

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