Solicitor gears up for Tough Mudder event raising money for Scotty’s Little Soldiers

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Specialist Armed Forces Solicitor Adam Bennett from law firm Mercury Legal is gearing up to take part in this weekend’s gruelling Tough Mudder event, raising money for armed forces charity Scotty’s Little Soldiers.

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Supporting Scottys Little Soldiers

Scotty's Little Soldiers is a charity dedicated to supporting the children of men and woman killed whilst serving in the British Armed forces.

Adam Bennett, a specialist Armed Forces Solicitor from law firm Mercury Legal, is gearing up for this weekend’s gruelling Tough Mudder event, raising money for armed forces charity Scotty’s Little Soldiers.

Tough Mudder, a worldwide event with 1,000,000 inspiring participants to date, is a 12-mile obstacle course designed by the Special Forces to test participants’ all round strength, stamina, mental grit and camaraderie. The North-West event is held at Cholmondeley Castle Gardens, Cheshire and will take place this Saturday 5th October.

Adam is raising money for a wonderful charity called Scotty’s Little Soldiers, which was set up in August 2010 by army widow Nikki Scott. The charity is committed to supporting the children of the fallen, providing them with treats, trips and activities that will offer respite from the daily ups and downs of coping without a loved one.

Debbie Dack from Scotty’s Little Soldiers said: “Scotty's Little Soldiers is a charity dedicated to supporting the children of men and woman killed whilst serving in the British Armed forces.

“We support the children by sending them birthday and Christmas presents and gift vouchers at particularly tough times of the year and tickets for days out as well as enabling them to use the Scotty lodges when they need a break.

“Knowing that there are people like Adam who are willing to help the children our fallen heroes leave behind, means such a great deal to all of us and goes towards helping make Scotty's Little Soldiers a huge success.”

Adam said of the challenge: “I am starting to get nervous now that the event is just a couple of days away but am really looking forward to the challenge. So far, I have raised over £300 for Scotty’s Little Soldiers and am now very close to my target. Please donate all you can to this very worthwhile cause.”

To sponsor Adam, please visit bit.ly/tough-mudder-2013.

To find out more about Scotty’s Little Soldiers, please click here.

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About Mercury Legal Solicitors

Mercury Legal is a nationwide Personal Injury law firm specialising in industrial disease, noise-induced hearing loss and armed forces claims, as well as clinical negligence and accident claims.

About Scotty's Little Soldiers

Scotty's Little Soldiers is dedicated to supporting the children of men and women killed whilst serving in the British Armed Forces. The charity aims to help as many children as possible ranging from 0-18 year, hoping to be able to put a smile on their faces even if it is just for a short while to show the children that our country cares and to try and put some fun back into their lives.

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