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Diversity & inclusion at Shoosmiths

Diverse. Equal. Inclusive.

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"For me it’s all about living up to Shoosmiths’ values and how we treat people: both our own people and our clients. Having diversity at the forefront of the agenda is important because it is absolutely the right thing to do for our values and commercially the only thing to do."

Peter Duff, Chairman

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Diversity & inclusion highlights

As a founding signatory of the Law Society's Diversity and Inclusion Charter, we actively support initiatives to attract and welcome talent from all backgrounds into the legal profession. We partner with organisations such as Business in the Community, Social Mobility Pledge, and United Nations Global Compact, and a variety of schools in social mobility cold-spots to help us reach our target audiences.
  • Gold investors in people
  • Disability confident employer
  • Top 75 social mobility employer
  • Winner national firm of the year 2019
  • 30%+ female partnership

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Gender & ethnicity pay gap reports

View our annual gender and ethnicity pay gap reports by clicking the links below:

2019 report 2018 report 2017 report

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Shoosmiths’ Social Mobility Action Plan

View our action plan (published October 2020), which was developed with the Social Mobility Pledge, and will act as a framework for stepping up our efforts to advance social mobility across the UK. We look forward to sharing an update on our progress in 2021.

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Get in touch

If you are interested in learning more about our diversity, inclusion and well being approach – or any of our initiatives – contact our team: Rachel Parker, Head of Diversity & Inclusion or Kate Hammerton, Diversity & Inclusion Officer.

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