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Peter Edwards Law is proud to have sponsored the first national advocate of the year award.
On the 12th October I was really thrilled to be able to present this award to a very special and inspirational young woman.
Rachel Butt is a Senior Advocate at Impetus. She is a law graduate with 5 years’ experience advocating for parents with learning difficulties. Impetus is an independent organisation delivering a range of services aimed at improving the wellbeing and quality of life of vulnerable adults across Brighton.
It is so important to focus on essential work undertaken by a variety of advocates.
This was followed by the National Advocacy Conference attended by nearly 300 people at the NEC.
Great day. Watch out for it next year. It was attended by a variety of advocacy supporters including Baroness Finlay.
Why do we do what we do?
Peter Edwards Law is here to help protect the rights of vulnerable people. Thousands of people suffer from mental health issues or lack capacity and do not get access to the support they need. Yet access to these services can be truly life changing.
Vulnerable people can suffer because they do not understand their legal rights. This can add to the stress, confusion and frustration felt.
Fighting to protect people’s rights is our sole purpose. Whether you are suffering from a mental health issue or have a family member who is incapacitated you are entitled to be treated fairly, with dignity and respect … like anybody else.
Peter Edwards Law has a leading team of lawyers at various locations around England & North Wales who will listen to your side of the story and provide fair, friendly and, above all, expert advice.
It is your human right to have access to the right care and resources. At Peter Edwards Law you will be able to talk a dedicated team who will support you every step of the way.