Tania Bains, BTSS social representative, Weightmans; Laura Sida-way, BTSS social representative, Weightmans; Jonathan Cave, BTSS treasurer, DWF.
Katie Willems, BTSS company secretary, Higgs & Sons; Honor Giles, BTSS education and societies representative, Higgs & Sons; Alastair Dolman, BTSS PR representative, Higgs & Sons.
Fergal Dowling, partner and head of the firm's business legal services team in Birmingham, said: "The BTSS
plays a vital role across the city supporting trainees as they develop their careers.
aims to raise as much money as possible to help support the 63,000 children and adults with a learning disability who live in the West Midlands.
Fundraising events over the past year have included a charity gig with bands featuring society members, a quiz night, as well as raffles drawn at the BTSS summer ball and the annual dinner.
The money has been split between the charities and two cheques were presented to representatives from both charities during the BTSS elections and annual meeting at the Birmingham Law Society.
We really are proud of him and very much looking forward to supporting Ricky in his new role as well as offering continued support to the BTSS
Helen Glover, BTSS
sports secretary and team leader said: 'The Challenge is a tremendous opportunity for trainee and newly qualified solicitors from different firms to work together in support of a worth while cause.
This is not for my personal gain,' she assured, with a smile that will not be used for seductive purposes while on BTSS
Simon Stephen receiving the BTSS
Inter-Firm Sports Trophy on behalf of Wragge & Co from Stephen Shepherd and Matt Tubb of Michael Page Legal.
The BTSS and their sponsors were delighted to welcome as their guests Diane Benussi the Vice President of the Birmingham Law Society and Naomi Jones-Owen of Birmingham Future.
The BTSS committee wish to thank the sponsors of the raffle prizes which ranged from a weekend in Paris to a magnum of champagne.