London Legal Walk: Lawyers descend on sun-soaked capital for annual 10km charity event
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Lawyers from across the United Kingdom descended on Chancery Lane yesterday afternoon for the start of this year’s London Legal Walk.
Organised by the London Legal Support Trust, the charity walk — or run if you’re feeling fit — raises cash for a host of free legal support services across London and the South East of England.
Starting at the Law Society’s historic headquarters, thousands of solicitors, barristers, paralegals, clerks, law students and even the odd journalist pounded the 10km route.
It was a sun-soaked start line.
London Legal Walk time! ☀️ pic.twitter.com/6ZViUcFM8G
— Legal Cheek (@legalcheek) May 22, 2017
The judiciary was out in force, with Lord Neuberger (president of the Supreme Court), Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd (the Lord Chief Justice), Sir Brian Leveson (president of the Queen’s Bench Division) and Sir Terence Etherton (Master of the Rolls) all taking part. Nice shorts.
Senior judiciary about to join 12,000 other walkers! #legalwalk @TheLawSociety #ge17 pic.twitter.com/HIyMrY6khV
— Christina Blacklaws (@Blacklawslaw) May 22, 2017
Legal Cheek fan and daytime TV star Judge Rinder also made an appearance.
At the #LondonLegalWalk in the sunshine with my very favourite Judge… pic.twitter.com/aPnaaTTpfz
— Jeremy Brier (@jeremybrier) May 22, 2017
Rumours of Liz Truss hanging around behind this van remain unconfirmed.
#LondonLegalWalk There's cheeeeeeeese!!! pic.twitter.com/GbzKAURfUH
— Barton Bank (@BartonBank) May 22, 2017
Legal Cheek’s Katie King and Tom Connelly joined LawCare and the SBA Charity for this year’s walk.
We are off with our pals @SBACharity for @londonlegal walk, River Thames here we come, look out for us pic.twitter.com/LTxBDPbMGk
— LawCare (@LawCareLtd) May 22, 2017
On your marks! What a great evening it was to raise funds for #AccessToJustice at the London #LegalWalk!@LawCareLtd @LegalCheek_Tom pic.twitter.com/uP29z1gzwr
— The SBA Charity (@SBACharity) May 23, 2017
Lawyers paraded down the historic Temple Lane.
Setting off on the #LondonLegalWalk pic.twitter.com/bdjbn7EoW4
— 42 Bedford Row (@42BR_Chambers) May 22, 2017
The Legal Cheek award for best T-shirt slogan went to the guys and girls at LexisNexis.
Try saying that five times fast – loving the #LondonLegalWalk @LexisNexisUK tees pic.twitter.com/Rv1A93k5UC
— Katie King (@legalcheek_kk) May 22, 2017
Ice cream was a popular choice as temperatures hit the mid 20s.
Enjoying a leisurely summer stroll through the London parks in support of @londonlegal and #accesstojustice #LondonLegalWalk pic.twitter.com/Nynfsmc9po
— Leigh Day Clin Neg (@LeighDayClinNeg) May 22, 2017
It wouldn’t be a London Legal Walk without police officers on stilts.
rPC Plod-ing our way round London #LondonLegalWalk #legalwalk #noddy pic.twitter.com/ek0O8QLdCG
— Life in a Law Firm (@LifeinaLawFirm) May 22, 2017
Onwards….. Great to be a part of the #londonlegalwalk 2017. Great effort team! #legalwalk pic.twitter.com/wLY6JNwAq2
— Goodman Ray (@GoodmanRay1) May 22, 2017
And we are off! #LondonLegalWalk @londonlegal pic.twitter.com/2bU4gApvur
— ABCChambersSolutions (@ABCChambersSols) May 22, 2017
Excited to be taking part in the #LondonLegalWalk, raising money for the London Legal Support Trust @londonlegal pic.twitter.com/bm8DS6t0tk
— XXIV Old Buildings (@xxivbarristers) May 22, 2017
It’s not too late to sponsor the LawCare/Legal Cheek team, which finished the 10km loop at 8pm last night. You can donate here.
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