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International Women's Day 2022

International Women's Day (IWD) on 8th March 2022 celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and also continues to campaign for gender parity.

At Brethertons we are proud of the steps we take to ensure opportunities are available for all our employees and are also open to feedback to help guide us in what more we could be doing.  We firmly believe in the capabilities of both men and women and are eager to be flexible and support our employees where possible to achieve greatness.

We are proud to be able to share the following ways Women in Brethertons have supported people in need and the local communities.

Recently, following the tragic events that are happening in Ukraine, Jules Mackenzie – Trainee Solicitor in Wills Trusts and Probate arranged a bake sale to raise money for the British Red Cross Ukraine Appeal. Together with colleagues Jules raised over £200 that which will reach those in urgent need of support.

 

Amanda Jacober – Chartered Legal Executive in the Family team, recently supported the charity ‘Re:store’ in their opening of ‘Growbaby Northampton’. Re:store support families who are escaping crisis or need vital emotional and practical support for those vulnerable and living in poverty. Amanda supported Re:store by gathering donations of vital items for children. Together with fellow Brethertonians she gathered 11 bags of clothing, toys and shoes to donate to the charity.
Brethertons award-winning Family team also continue to support customers and domestic abuse charities. A counselling service is offered through our highly specialist and experienced Liz Headley; Brethertons in-house counsellor. Liz works closely with vulnerable people during very difficult times in their lives. This counselling service is something we are proud to offer to support our customers through challenging periods of their life.

 

 

During recent events in Afghanistan, Katie Phillips – Senior Associate in the Family Team, quickly took action to gather donations to support the refugees arriving into the UK via Oxfordshire Afghan Aid (OAA) collection. Katie organised  the gathering of nappies, wipes, toothbrushes, blankets and other essentials and insured these were delivered safely to Brize Norton RAF base.
Kim Lehal, a Partner in the Brethertons Family team, represented the charity Reunite in the ground-breaking case of Re G (A Child) (Child Abduction). Kim is on the International Child Abduction and Contact Unit (ICACU) and Reunite panel, she is also a founding member of the Child Abduction Lawyers Association. Kim is particularly recommended for her work in international Child abduction proceedings.

We are proud to be able to share the following ways Women in Brethertons have supported people in need within their local communities and  further afield.

Are you interested in joining a firm like Brethertons? 

Get in touch with Lucy Brown lucybrown@brethertons.co.uk – or have a look at our current vacancies, we would love to speak to you about how we can support you in your career.