At Maclay Murray & Spens LLP we value diversity of our people and strive to create an inclusive and accessible environment for our staff, clients and suppliers.
We recognise the link between equality and quality and so are committed to treating everyone fairly irrespective of age, gender, marital or civil partner status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, disability, race, colour, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin or any other protected characteristic for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010.
We recognise that our staff and clients should experience a professional, safe and harassment free environment. All of our staff and partners have the responsibility to value and respect everyone's unique contribution coming from a variety of backgrounds. We will not tolerate any form of unlawful discrimination, victimisation or harassment.
These values are reflected in our policies and procedures. This is not limited to areas of recruitment, training and development and promotion, as we are also mindful of ensuring accessibility and equal treatment for our clients and suppliers.
We believe that promoting diversity means creating an inclusive work environment and we can demonstrate this commitment by:
The Firm participate in the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority) annual 'Diversity in the Legal Profession' data collection exercise. As part of this we are required to publish a summary of our workforce diversity data. All who work in our London office are invited to complete the data collection exercise and in the most recent survey, 35% of those eligible completed it.
Of those who completed the exercise:
This summary covers 6 areas of diversity data.
The Firm is also a signatory of the Law Society's Diversity and Inclusion Charter.