We are committed to educating all of our employees about the importance of promoting good mental health and a healthier workplace. Through our supportive and collaborative culture, we aim to provide help and guidance about mental health and wellbeing which can be accessed by all, without stigma.
Our guiding principles
- To support individuals in times of need and to educate them, leaders and team members to be self-aware and resilient with good mental health practices
- To examine and review our work environment and process to ensure we identify and address risks of psychological injury
- Focus our initiatives and services on early intervention through: education, self-awareness, understanding and connection to professional support
- Raise our capability in supporting and managing mental health issues in the workplace
- Raise awareness of access to appropriate professional support
- Eliminate the stigma of mental illness through education and understanding.
Memberships and commitments
Our approach to diversity and inclusion in the UK
Diversity and inclusion
We support gender balance programs in order to address and reduce unconscious bias in our decision making. We provide targeted leadership development for women, including coaching, mentoring and sponsorship, and we facilitate and strengthen professional networking through our women’s networks and diversity and inclusion committees.
Racial, ethnic and cultural diversity
We are committed to increasing the racial, ethnic and cultural diversity of our leadership, partnership and people across the global firm
We are committed to removing assumptions, barriers and challenges faced by people with visible and invisible disabilities
We are committed to creating a culture where mental health is understood without stigma and where everyone responds effectively to mental health problems to reduce the overall incidence of mental health issues and improve the wellbeing of our people.
We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQI+) professionals can progress and develop
Parents and carers
Many of us have responsibilities that require flexibility in our working patterns. We are committed to supporting our working parents and working carers.
We believe that the legal sector should be open to talent from all backgrounds and are committed to widening access and fostering a culture of social inclusion.