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Diversity and inclusion

  • The success of any legal practice is based on its ability to understand and meet the needs of its clients. Whether your clients are individuals or organisations, large or small, the need for diversity on the legal profession is growing.

    We are committed to help the legal profession to be:

    • Inclusive - its composition reflecting the diversity of our society.
    • Responsive - able to provide a sensitive, appropriate and highly professional service to all sections of society.
    • Good employers - recruiting on merit and offering training and development opportunities to all employees regardless of background.
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    Fair recruitment toolkit

    In this toolkit 'fair recruitment' of trainee solicitors refers to eliminating the barriers people face in employment due to their social background.

    5 February 2016
    Advice

    Diversity in the profession

    This short report highlights the diversity profile of solicitors.

    30 June 2015
    Advice

    Diversity in the profession

    This short report highlights the diversity profile of solicitors.

    21 May 2014
    Advice

    Diversity case study: Wragge & Co

    Wragge and Co launched its 'Day in the life of a Lawyer' programme in 2006.

    30 April 2014
    Advice

    Diversity case study: Gordons LLP

    Gordons introduced the legal sector's first apprenticeship scheme of its kind in September 2011.

    30 April 2014
    Advice

    The First 100 Years

    It might be 2014, but we're still hearing of firsts for women taking up roles in the legal profession.

    26 March 2014
    Advice

    Diversity and inclusion case studies

    These case studies have been taken from the annual Diversity and Inclusion Charter submissions and from our Excellence Awards nominations.

    6 January 2014
    Advice

    Diversity and inclusion case studies: small firms

    Our bank of case studies highlight practical examples of good practice on diversity and inclusion in large and small firms.

    6 January 2014
    Advice

    Diversity and inclusion in law firms: the business case

    We have set out the business case for diversity and inclusion within the legal profession.. It shows the benefits that a genuine and positive commitment to diversity and inclusion can bring to all our law firms – big and small.

    6 January 2014
    Advice

    Diversity and inclusion case studies: large firms

    Our bank of case studies highlight practical examples of good practice on diversity and inclusion in large and small firms.

    6 January 2014
    Advice
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