Diversity

Diversity Survey 2019

All firms regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority are required to collect and publish information about their workplace diversity.

Everyone was given the opportunity to provide the information by completing a short questionnaire.

Participation in the survey was voluntary and the responses anonymous.

These were the results.

Solicitor Partners (member or director)

Solicitor (not Partner)

Other fee earning role

Role directly supporting a fee earner

IT/HR/other corporate services role

1 The role in the firm of those taking part

4

1

2

11

3

2 Which age category are you in?

16-24

1

1

25-34

1

2

35-44

1

2

45-54

2

 

2

3

55-64

1

 

 

4

65+

 

3 Which gender do you identify with?

Woman

2

2

9

3

Man

2

1

 

 2

 

4 Do you consider your own gender identity to be different from your sex as registered at birth?

No

4

1

2

11

3

5 Do you consider yourself to have a disability according to the definition in the Equality Act 2010?

No

4

1

2

10

2

Yes 1 1

6 Are your day-to-day activities limited because of a health problem or disability which has lasted, or is expected to last, at least 12 months?

No

4

1

2

10

3

Yes, limited a little 1

7 What is your ethnic group?

White British/English/Welsh/Northern Irish/Scottish

4

1

2

11

3

8 What is your religion or belief?

No religion or belief/Atheist

1

3

1

Christian

4

1

1

7

2

Any other religion or belief 1

9 What is your sexual orientation?

Heterosexual/straight

4

1

2

11

3

10 School type from 11 to 16

UK State School (selective on academic, faith or other grounds) 2 1

UK State School (non-selective)

1

1

2

10

3

UK Independent/Fee-paying School

1

 

Prefer not to say

 

11 Highest level of qualifications achieved by either of your parent(s)/guardian(s) by the time you were 18

At least one has a degree level qualification

2

 

 

1

Qualifications below degree level

2

1 1

7

3

No formal qualifications

4

4

Don't know

1
12 Work of the main/highest income earner in your household when you were aged about 14
Modern professional occupations 1 1 1 1
Clerical and intermediate occupations 3
Senior managers and administrators 1 1
Technical and craft occupations 2 1 1
Routine manual and service occupations 1 1 1
Middle or junior managers 2 1
Traditional professional occupations 1
Prefer not to say 1

13 Are you a primary carer for a child or children under 18?

Yes

1

1

1

1

No

3

 

2

10

2

14 Time spent providing unpaid care for those with long term physical or mental ill health caused by disability or age

No

4

1

2

11

3