This approach underpins the firm’s values and enables us to build strong relationships by treating everyone with integrity and respect.
The firm is a signatory to the Law Society's Diversity and Inclusion Charter. The Charter is a public commitment by providers of legal services to develop and implement best practice in equality, diversity and inclusion.
The firm collects workforce diversity data about the diversity make-up of the firm’s workforce annually. All staff are given the opportunity to self-classify against a range of diversity characteristics. A summary of the firm’s workforce diversity data is summarised below.
Age distribution of employees across the whole firm
Age range % of staff
Gender breakdown as a percentage
Role Category Male Female
Partner 64% 69%
Associate 26% 74%
Other fee earner 30% 70%
Legal secretary 0% 100%
Business services 31% 61%
Staff ethnic breakdown as a percentage with the roles reduced to four main categories and the ethnicity categories reported at the highest level
Role Category Black, Asian & minority ethnic White Prefer not to say
Partner 7% 93% 0%
Fee Earner 5% 93% 2%
Legal Secretary 4% 96% 0%
Business services 0% 100% 0%
The firm also gathers but does not publish, information in relation to disability, religion, sexual orientation, social mobility and caring responsibilities.