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9 offices in 3 continents

 
26 languages spoken

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32 nationalities across the firm

28% of our total workforce are from BAME backgrounds

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 LGBT

5% of our total workforce are LGBT

57% of our total workforce are women

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30% of department heads are women

15th best firm for LGBT employees in the legal profession. (2014 Work Equality Index run by the InterLaw Diversity Forum and Stonewall)

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1st place for Diversity Initiative of the Year at the 2013 British Legal Awards. 

25% of Fieldfisher's 2013 vacation scheme places went to students who had applied through the Diversity Access Scheme.

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1/3 of the firm's twelve 2013 training contracts were awarded to applicants who had come from the Diversity Access scheme.

5 days in March 2014, dedicated to celebrating diversity across all of our offices.

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2 years: Our Step2Success programme launched in 2012 and enables aspiring lawyers to fulfil their chosen career without the need to go to university.  

 

We celebrate diversity

With diversity comes variety; new ideas, collaborative and exciting work and above all, an inclusive and accepting environment; and the wide range of industries and countries we service means that our clients, wherever they are, are in the best possible hands.

Our starting point is to promote a culture of equality and inclusion through every avenue of our business; whether it be the clients with whom we work, our recruitment policies, or the way we develop our staff.  We work hard to ensure that everyone, irrespective of gender, sexual orientation (including gay, lesbian or bisexual), marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, age or pregnancy is treated equally and supported to realise their full potential. 

As shown by our award winning diversity programme, we are dedicated to recruiting and developing talented people, irrespective of background.  Our inclusive culture, where partners and staff alike are from a range of schools, social backgrounds and have many nationalities, is the reason that this programme has been so successful and why we are ahead of the curve in developing a truly global firm; one focused purely on talent and teamwork.

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