Ambitions as a rider

Ambitions as a rider

26 February 2017 By Tom Lodewyke

A team of family lawyers is gearing up for a 500-kilometre charity bike ride in Thailand.

Four lawyers from Adelaide boutique firm The Family Law Project will undertake the ride in March through Australian charity Hands Across the Water.

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It will be no mean feat, with participants covering 500 kilometres over five days in the heat and humidity of Thailand.

Principal solicitor Shaya Lewis-Dermody has signed up for the ride for the past two years, raising a minimum of $5,000 each year to assist orphaned children in Thailand.

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One of The Family Law Project’s key fundraising strategies is charity will deals, “where wills are offered to clients at a reduced rate and 100 per cent of payment is applied towards the charity fundraising”, according to a statement from the firm.

With four lawyers making the trip this year, they are aiming to raise a minimum of $20,000.

The Family Law Project’s commitment to social responsibility has also seen it donate a percentage of fees to charities and aim to use paperless files whenever possible.

Ambitions as a rider
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