Halifax lawyer swaps suit for boots in marathon charity trek

Wilkinson Woodward solicitor James Bell

Halifax lawyer James Bell is swapping his suit for boots in a marathon distance trek to raise funds for The Alzheimer’s Society.

James, who works for solicitors Wilkinson Woodward, is taking part in Trek 26, a gruelling 26 mile walk along the ancient Roman paths of Hadrian’s Wall.

The event, which takes place on 12 August, is the latest charity challenge for James. A keen runner, Mr Bell can often be spotted pounding the pavements of Calderdale or taking part in punishing charity runs.

The plucky solicitor, who specialises in commercial law and commercial property law, commented,

“I’m always up for a challenge and The Alzheimer’s Society is a great cause to support. I’ve done a lot of walking in the glorious Calderdale countryside over the years, which should stand me in good stead for the Hadrian’s Wall challenge.”


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