Diversity Statistics

April 2018

The following statistics on Age, Gender and Flexible working have been provided by the Human Resources department and represent 100% of employees in the UK:

 Age by Grade:

Age Category

Partner

Solicitor

Other Legal Staff

Non-Legal Staff

Grand Total

16 - 24

0.0%

0.0%

3.8%

8.6%

12.5%

25 - 34

0.0%

17.0%

5.5%

9.4%

31.9%

35 - 44

5.0%

14.6%

1.4%

6.7%

27.8%

45 - 54

7.7%

5.3%

0.7%

6.0%

19.7%

55 - 64

1.7%

1.4%

0.5%

3.6%

7.2%

64+

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

1.0%

1.0% 

 

Gender by Grade:

Gender

Partner %

Solicitor %

Other Legal Staff %

Non-Legal Staff %

Grand Total %

Female

4.8%

25.2%

9.6%

27.8%

67.4%

Male

9.6%

13.2%

2.4%

7.4%

32.6%

 

Flexible working by grade:

Flexible Working

Partner

Solicitor

Other Legal Staff

Non-Legal Staff

Grand Total

Yes

2.4%

13.4%

1.7%

7.9%

25.4%

No

12.0%

24.9%

10.3%

27.3%

74.6%

 

The following statistics on Disability, Religion / Belief, Ethnicity and Sexual Orientation have been taken from a voluntary employee diversity questionnaire which we asked all employees to complete. We had a 82% response rate, and these figures are based on those responses:

Disability:

Disability

Partner

Solicitor

Other Legal Staff

Non-Legal Staff

Grand Total

No

12.9%

37.7%

12.0%

32.7%

95.3%

Prefer not to say

0.3%

0.9%

0.6%

0.6%

2.3%

Yes

0%

0.6%

0.6%

1.2%

2.3%

 

Ethnicity:

Ethnic Group

Partner

Solicitor

Other Legal Staff

Non-Legal Staff

Grand Total

Asian / Asian British - Chinese

0.3%

0.3%

0.3%

0.6%

1.5%

Asian / Asian British - Indian

0.0%

1.5%

0.3%

0.0%

1.8%

Asian / Asian British - Other Asian Background

0.0% 

 0.9% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%

Asian / Asian British - Pakistani

0.0%

0.3%

0.3%

0.0%

0.6%

Black / Black British - African

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.6%

0.6%

Black / Black British - Caribbean

0.3%

0.3%

0.9%

2.0%

3.5%

Mixed / multiple ethnic groups - White and Asian

0.0%

0.0%

0.3%

0.0%

0.3%

Mixed / multiple ethnic groups - White and Black Caribbean

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.3%

0.3%

Mixed / multiple ethnic groups - Other Mixed background

0.0%

0.9%

0.3%

0.0%

1.2%

White - British

11.7%

31.9%

8.2%

27.2%

78.9%

White - Irish

0.0%

0.9%

0.0%

0.3%

1.2%

Any other White background

0.6%

0.9%

1.2%

2.6%

5.3%

Prefer not to say

 0.3% 1.5% 1.5% 0.6% 3.8%

 

Religion / Belief:

Religion or Belief

Partner

Solicitor

Other Legal Staff

Non-Legal Staff

Grand Total

Christian

5.3%

9.1%

0.9%

2.9%

18.1%

Jehovah's Witness 

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.3%

0.3%

Jewish

0.0%

0.6%

0.3%

0.3%

1.2%

Muslim

0.0%

1.2%

0.3%

0.0%

1.5%

No religion or belief / Atheist

5.3%

17.5%

7.3%

12.9%

43.0%

Prefer not to say

0.8%

2.1%

4.6%

1.7%

35.4%

Sikh

0.0%

0.6%

0.0%

0.0%

0.6%

 

Sexual Orientation:

Sexual Orientation

Partner

Solicitor

Other Legal Staff

Non-Legal Staff

Grand Total

Heterosexual/straight

12.9%

37.1%

12.0%

33.3%

95.3%

Homosexual

0.0%

1.2%

0.3%

0.3%

1.8%

Prefer not to say

0.3%

0.9%

0.9%

0.9%

2.9%

 

 


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