Five runners are entering the London Marathon to raise much needed funds for FRU.
Please help support and encourage them. Their details and justgiving pages are below.
Hannah Venn-Munns of Dowse & Co Solicitors
A 3 year PQE Housing and Family Law Solicitor originally from North Devon - this is my 5th Marathon (I completed my 33rd Half marathon on 08.03.15) - I am honoured to be running for a cause that I truly believe in and which provides a service that I fiercely support - Access to Justice. I hope to honour the event and this fantastic cause by finishing with a marathon personal best.
Ella Davis of FRU
Ella is our Assistant Legal Officer, Employment and Self-Referral Co-Ordinator (try saying that in a hurry!). Before we talked her into this she’d never willingly entered a race. She says “Working at FRU is endlessly rewarding. It provides excellent training for young lawyers like me and most importantly it gives vulnerable members of society meaningful access to justice.”
Elliot Fry of Cripps LLP
Elliot is married to Ella, our assistant legal officer (employment) and has been roped in as emotional support. This is his first marathon, and in his own words "Listening to all the (thrilling and of course appropriately anonymised) stories from Ella's time at FRU, it's clear that it's hugely important not only to the people who they represent, but to the good working of the tribunal systems, to the volunteers, and in championing the idea of access to justice.
Elizabeth Forrester of Birnberg Peirce & Partners
I worked at FRU for a year as assistant legal officer from 20011-2012 and volunteered before and since then. While I was there I was talked into doing the marathon by a trusted principal legal officer (employment) who will remain nameless and it was so much fun that I have done it every year since. This will be my fourth time- and any encouragement in the form of donations or cheering would be very welcome.
Michael Reed of FRU