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Date Published:26 Sep 2016 Last Updated:22 Jul 2021

Staff take part in 21st annual Jeans for Genes Day

Best feet forward: Staff atEllis Jones Solicitors, including Nigel Smith, Managing Partner (third left) take part in this year’s ‘Jeans for Genes’ Day.

STAFF at Ellis Jones Solicitors threw on their denim when they took part in the annual ‘Jeans for Genes’ appeal.

The Dorset and New Forest law firm joined companies and organisations across the UK in encouraging staff to wear their jeans for the day. In return, donations were collected which will go towards funding pioneering research and vital support for children affected by genetic disorders.

Among the people taking part was Nigel Smith, Managing Partner, who said that Ellis Jones’ offices in Bournemouth, Canford Cliffs, Ringwood and Swanage had taken part.

“It’s a chance to raise money for a very worthy cause,” he added.

2016 marks the 21st annual Jeans for Genes Day. Over the past two decades the mass participation fundraising event has raised over £40 million to help children with genetic disorders.