Diversity

Diversity Survey 2017

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

3

2

2

7

4

2 Which age category are you in?

16-24

1

25-34

2

35-44

1

45-54

2

1

1

4

55-64

1

1

1

2

65+

1

3 Which gender do you identify with?

Woman

1

1

7

4

Man

2

2

1

 

4

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

No

3

2

2

7

4

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

No

3

2

2

7

4

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

3

2

2

7

4

7 What is your ethnic group?

White British/English/Welsh/Northern Irish/Scottish

3

2

2

7

4

8 What is your religion or belief?

No religion or belief/Atheist

2

Christian

3

2

2

5

4

9 What is your sexual orientation?

Heterosexual/straight

3

2

2

7

4

10 Did you mainly attend a state or fee paying school between the ages 11-18

UK State School

2

1

1

7

4

UK Independent/Fee-paying School

1

1

Prefer not to say

1

11 If you went to University (to study a BA, BSc course or higher), were you part of the first generation of your family to do so?

Yes

2

2

1

2

No

1

1

Did not attend University

4

4

Invalid/not Answered

1

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

Yes

2

1

1

3

No

1

1

2

6

1

13 Do you look after or care for someone with long term physical or mental ill health caused by disability or age (not in a paid capacity)?

No

3

2

2

7

4