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Howes Percival’s Norwich office raises over £9,000 for its charity of the year 2022

Howes Percival’s Norwich office has raised over £9,000 for its Charity of the Year 2022, Nelson’s Journey.

Nelson’s Journey supports children and young people in Norfolk who have experienced the death of a significant person and provides a range of resources and services for those who may need their support. They have helped thousands of bereaved children and young people across the region.

The money was raised through a series of fundraising activities including bake sales, sweepstakes, and raffles and the final amount raised by staff was matched by the firm.

During the year, the office hosted a range of networking events including a live screening of the Ladies’ Wimbledon semi-finals, a Summer Classic Cycling event and a “Footie and Food” World Cup event.  Money was also raised through various competitions and participation in the Tour de Broads whose charity partner this year was Nelson’s Journey, while a group took part in a sponsored 26-mile walk along the Marriott’s Way.  The firm rounded off the year-long fundraising effort with the annual festive quiz and Christmas jumper competition.

Gary Stevens, Funding and Marketing Manager, of Nelson’s Journey commented, “The support that Howes Percival have given us in 2022 has been fantastic. From the team completing a 26-mile fundraising walk to helping us put on our annual Easter Egg Hunt by collecting chocolate eggs on our behalf. Everyone has gone over and above in supporting our work with bereaved children and young people in Norfolk.”

Howes Percival partner, Stuart Maggs commented, “We’ve had a fantastic year supporting Nelson’s Journey and we’re extremely pleased to have raised such a significant amount. Our team has really enjoyed getting involved in a number of fundraising activities and we are proud to have helped raise awareness for the incredible work that Nelson’s Journey do.

“I am delighted to announce that in 2023 our team has decided to support Norfolk and Waveney Mind. The charity plays a crucial role in ensuring that no one has to face poor mental health alone and helps people with their mental health and wellbeing through their wide range of services and support programmes.”

Howes Percival is committed to making a difference in the communities in which they work. For more information, visit the website here: https://www.howespercival.com/about/community-partnerships/.

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Notes to editors:

Picture:  From left to right – Becky Bushell (Nelson’s Journey), Mandy Swift (Howes Percival), Morris Peacock (Howes Percival) and Gary Stevens (Nelson’s Journey).

Howes Percival has offices in Cambridge, Leicester, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Northampton, and Norwich.  It has 47 partners and 171 lawyers in total.

The firm is recommended in The Legal 500 – the authoritative guide to the UK’s leading law firms.  In the 2023 guide, no fewer than 10 different departments achieved the guide’s highest possible ranking (Tier 1): Corporate and Commercial; Dispute Resolution – Commercial Litigation; Dispute Resolution – Debt Recovery; Finance – Insolvency and Corporate Recovery; Human Resources – Employment Law; Private Client – Tax, Trusts and Probate; Real Estate – Commercial Property; Real Estate – Property litigation; Real Estate – Environment & Planning; Intellectual Property.

Howes Percival has been ranked in the ‘Best Companies to Work For’ list three years running.  The 2022 list saw the firm rise 13 places to 59th position in the UK’s 100 Best Large Companies to Work For category and 8th in the Top 10 Best Large Law Firms to Work For list. The firm achieved a 2 star Best Companies accreditation, which is given to organisations with an ‘outstanding’ commitment to workplace engagement.