This summer, North Shields based law firm TLW Solicitors is supporting Ross Tomkins, founder and Managing Director of Therapy Direct, who will take on a 5,642 metre ascent of Mount Elbrus’ west summit at the end of July.
The Newcastle-based physiotherapist and experienced climber will be travelling to Russia to tackle the country’s highest mountain, with the ultimate aim to scale ‘The Seven Summits’, the largest peak in each of the continents.
In preparing for the event, Ross has been tackling more local challenges, such as the Cleveland Way, Helvellyn and the Welsh 3 Peaks.
Ross’ progress will be documented on Facebook, Twitter and his Just Giving fundraising page. A regular and committed fundraiser, this time Ross will raising money for Heel and Toe, a charity providing a range of therapy services for children with disabilities.
Based in Hoult’s Yard, Newcastle, Therapy Direct are an ISO9001, ISO27001 and ISO45001 accredited healthcare company, providing private and occupational physiotherapy and musculoskeletal services to clients across the North East. In addition, they have developed particular experience in providing physiotherapy services to touring bands and have worked with the likes of Take That, The Killers and Bryan Ferry.
TLW Solicitors is a niche litigation firm specialising in complex personal injury, professional negligence and financial mis-selling claims. Established in 2000, TLW has worked with thousands of clients nationwide providing legal advice and support. TLW has a reputation for excellent client care and satisfaction, reflected in its retention of the Law Society’s Lexcel accreditation and last year winning the Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award, an independent seal of excellence rated by clients as well as Law Firm of the Year at the 2018 Northern Law Awards.
To mark the firm’s support, Ross was given a flag to unravel at the peak’s summit by TLW’s Head of Personal Injury, solicitor Natalie Miller. The TLW team has always had a commitment to supporting a wide range of charitable initiatives and activities. Commenting on Ross’ adventure, TLW Director Peter McKenna said:
“TLW are delighted to be supporting Ross in his quest to climb Mount Elbrus. It will be a massive challenge for Ross but given his experience and determination we are sure he will succeed. It will be a huge personal achievement for Ross but, as Ross himself would say, more importantly it will raise funds for Heel and Toe, the North East based charity who do amazing work with children in the area.”