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Equality & Diversity Statistics

Equality & Diversity Statistics

Select the category which best describes your role in the firm:

 

Solicitor partners (sole practitioner / member / director)

Solicitor (not partner)

Other fee earning role

Role directly supporting fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/ HR/ other corporate services role

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow) / CILEx Practitioner

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent or Trade Mark Attorney

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer not to say

44

67

27

50

7

39

1

5

0

0

2

0

2

 


 

From the list of age bands below, please indicate the category that includes your current age in years:

 

Age

Solicitor partners (sole
practitioner /
member /
director)

Solicitor (not partner)

Other fee earning role

Role directly supporting fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/ HR/ other corporate services role

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow) / CILEx Practitioner

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent or Trade Mark Attorney

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer not to say

16 - 24

0

1

4

4

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

25 - 34

2

36

10

2

1

6

0

1

0

0

2

0

0

35 - 44

16

14

6

6

0

8

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

45 - 54

15

5

6

24

4

14

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

55 - 64

11

4

0

12

2

10

1

2

0

0

0

0

0

65+

0

4

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Prefer not to say

0

2

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Invalid / no response to this question

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

 


 


Which gender do you identify with ?

 

 

Solicitor partners (sole practitioner / member / director)

Solicitor (not partner)

Other fee earning role

Role directly supporting fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/ HR/ other corporate services role

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow) / CILEx Practitioner

Licensed Conveyancer

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Costs Lawyer

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Prefer not to say

Woman

6

36

16

2

3

28

0

3

0

0

1

0

0

Man

38

27

11

47

4

11

1

2

0

0

1

0

0

Other preferred description

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Prefer not to say

0

3

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Invalid / no response to this question

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

 


 


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

 

Response

Solicitor partners (sole practitioner / member / director)

Solicitor (not partner)

Other fee earning role

Role directly supporting fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/ HR/ other corporate services role

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow) / CILEx Practitioner

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent or Trade Mark Attorney

Costs Lawyer

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Prefer not to say

Yes

0

4

2

49

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

No

44

59

24

0

7

39

1

5

0

0

0

0

0

Prefer not to say

0

3

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Invalid / no response to this question

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Question not asked

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 


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

 

Response

Solicitor partners (sole practitioner / member / director)

Solicitor (not partner)

Other fee earning role

Role directly supporting fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/ HR/ other corporate services role

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow) / CILEx Practitioner

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent or Trade Mark Attorney

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer not to say

Yes

1

5

0

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

No

42

55

27

42

7

39

1

5

0

0

0

0

0

Prefer not to say

1

6

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Invalid / no response to this question

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

 


 


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?

 

Response

Solicitor partners (sole practitioner / member / director)

Solicitor (not partner)

Other fee earning role

Role directly supporting fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/ HR/ other corporate services role

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow) / CILEx Practitioner

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent or Trade Mark Attorney

Costs Lawyer

Notary

 

Prefer not to say

Yes, limited a lot

0

1

0

2

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Yes, limited a little

1

6

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

No

41

54

27

42

7

37

1

5

0

0

1

0

0

Prefer not to say

2

5

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Invalid / no response to this question

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

 


 

What is your ethnic group?

 

Response

Solicitor partners (sole practitioner / member / director)

Solicitor (not partner)

Other fee earning role

Role directly supporting fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/ HR/ other corporate services role

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow) / CILEx Practitioner

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent or Trade Mark Attorney

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Prefer not to say

Bangladeshi

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Chinese

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Indian

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Pakistani

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Any other Asian background

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

African

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Caribbean

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Any other Black background

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

White and Asian

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

White and Black African

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

White and Black Caribbean

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

White and Chinese

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Any other Mixed / multiple ethnic background

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

British / English / Welsh / Northern Irish / Scottish

42

60

26

46

7

34

1

4

0

0

1

0

0

Irish

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Gypsy or Irish Traveller

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Any other White background

2

1

0

2

0

2

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

Arab

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Any other ethnic group

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Prefer not to say

0

4

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Invalid / no response to this question

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

 


 


What is your religion or belief?

 

Response

Solicitor partners (sole practitioner / member / director)

Solicitor (not partner)

Other fee earning role

Role directly supporting fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/ HR/ other corporate services role

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow) / CILEx Practitioner

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent or Trade Mark Attorney

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer not to say

No religion or belief / Atheist

14

20

11

14

3

8

0

2

0

0

2

0

0

Buddhist

0

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Christian

27

38

14

30

4

25

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

Hindu

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Jewish

2

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Muslim

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Sikh

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Any other religion or belief

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Prefer not to say

1

7

1

6

0

3

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

Invalid / no response to this question

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

 


 

What is your sexual orientation?

 

Response

Solicitor partners (sole practitioner / member / director)

Solicitor (not partner)

Other fee earning role

Role directly supporting fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/ HR/ other corporate services role

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow) / CILEx Practitioner

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent or Trade Mark Attorney

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer not to say

Bisexual

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Gay man

2

0

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

Gay woman / lesbian

0

2

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Heterosexual / straight

42

56

24

45

7

35

1

5

0

0

1

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Prefer not to say

0

5

1

3

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Invalid / no response to this question

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

 


 


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

 

Response

Solicitor partners (sole practitioner / member / director)

Solicitor (not partner)

Other fee earning role

Role directly supporting fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/ HR/ other corporate services role

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow) / CILEx Practitioner

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent or Trade Mark Attorney

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer not to say

UK State School

26

47

25

48

6

36

1

4

0

0

2

0

0

UK Independent / Fee-paying School

17

16

1

1

1

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Attended school outside the UK

0

0

1

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

Prefer not to say

1

3

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Invalid / no response to this question

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

 


 


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?

 

Response

Solicitor partners (sole practitioner / member / director)

Solicitor (not partner)

Other fee earning role

Role directly supporting fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/ HR/ other corporate services role

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow) / CILEx Practitioner

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent or Trade Mark Attorney

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer not to say

Yes

27

23

14

2

2

6

1

2

0

0

1

0

0

No

16

40

7

1

2

10

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

Did not attend University

0

1

6

45

3

22

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

Prefer not to say

1

2

0

2

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Invalid / no response to this question

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

 


 

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

 

Response

Solicitor partners (sole practitioner / member / director)

Solicitor (not partner)

Other fee earning role

Role directly supporting fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/ HR/ other corporate services role

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow) / CILEx Practitioner

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent or Trade Mark Attorney

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer not to say

Yes

19

11

4

15

3

7

1

2

0

0

0

0

0

No

24

52

23

34

4

32

0

3

0

0

2

0

0

Prefer not to say

1

3

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Invalid / no response to this question

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

 


 


Do you look after, or care for someone with long term physical or mental ill health caused by disability or age?(Do not count anything you do as part of your paid employment)

 

Response

Solicitor partners (sole practitioner / member / director)

Solicitor (not partner)

Other fee earning role

Role directly supporting fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/ HR/ other corporate services role

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow) / CILEx Practitioner

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent or Trade Mark Attorney

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer not to say

No

42

54

27

42

7

33

1

5

0

0

1

0

0

Yes, 1 - 19 hours a week

0

7

0

6

0

5

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

Yes, 20 - 49 hours a week

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Yes, 50 or more hours a week

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Prefer not to say

1

5

0

2

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Invalid / no response to this question

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1