Diversity Policy

Diversity Policy

PHILIP ROSS

DIVERSITY DATA

2014/15

Everyone at the firm must be given an opportunity to provide this data but individuals are not under any legal or regulatory obligation to complete the questionnaire, and as not all members of staff have returned the completed questionnaire the summary information below represents the data provided in response to the enquiry made.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.Total staff  in firm

 

Solicitor (Sole Practitioner, Partner, Member or Director)

Solicitor

Other Fee Earners

Role supporting fee earner role

Managerial

IT HR Other

Barrister

Legal Exec

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer Not To Say

Total

4

12

7

6

1

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Employment and ownership

 

Solicitor (Sole Practitioner, Partner, Member or Director)

Solicitor

Other Fee Earners

Role supporting fee earner role

Managerial

IT HR Other

Barrister

Legal Exec

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer Not To Say

Sole practitioner, partner, member or director of the firm

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

Associate or Assistant

1

10

2

3

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

Other employee or staff member

 

1

5

3

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

1

Prefer not to say

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

4

12

7

6

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Has a share in the ownership of the organisation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

None

4

12

7

6

1

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

1

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

4

12

7

6

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Has responsibility for supervising or managing the work of lawyers or other employees?

4

3

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

1

None

 

9

7

5

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

Prefer not to say

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

4

12

7

6

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solicitor (Sole Practitioner, Partner, Member or Director)

Solicitor

Other Fee Earners

Role supporting fee earner role

Managerial

IT HR Other

Barrister

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer Not To Say

16 - 24

 

 

2

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25 - 34

 

9

4

2

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

35 - 44

3

1

 

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

45 - 54

1

 

1

2

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

55 - 64

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

65+

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

4

12

7

6

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

1

 

 

Solicitor (Sole Practitioner, Partner, Member or Director)

Solicitor

Other Fee Earners

Role supporting fee earner role

Managerial

IT HR Other

Barrister

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer Not To Say

Female

2

7

3

6

1

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

Male

2

5

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

4

12

7

6

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

1

Grand Total  34

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solicitor (Sole Practitioner, Partner, Member or Director), or Solicitor

Solicitor

Other Fee Earners

 

 

Role supporting fee earner role

Managerial

IT HR Other

Barrister

Legal Exec

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer Not To Say

Yes

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

No

3

12

7

6

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

1

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

4

12

7

6

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

1

 

 

 

 

 

Yes, limited a lot

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes, limited a little

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

3

12

7

6

1

1

 

2

0

 

 

 

1

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

4

12

7

6

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solicitor (Sole Practitioner, Partner, Member or Director)

Solicitor

Other Fee Earners

Role supporting fee earner role

Managerial

IT HR Other

Barrister

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer Not To Say

Bangladeshi

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chinese

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Indian

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pakistani

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Any other Asian background

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

African

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caribbean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Any other Black background

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White and Asian

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White and Black African

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

White and Black Caribbean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White and Chinese

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Any other Mixed / multiple ethnic background

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

British / English / Welsh / Northern Irish / Scottish

1

8

3

6

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

1

Irish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gypsy or Irish Traveller

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Any other White background

 

2

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other ethnic group

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

4

12

7

6

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solicitor (Sole Practitioner, Partner, Member or Director)

Solicitor

Other Fee Earners

Role supporting fee earner role

Managerial

IT HR Other

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive/Legal Executive (Fellow)

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer Not To Say

UK State School

2

6

5

3

 

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

1

UK Independent/Fee-paying School

1

4

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attended school outside the UK

1

2

1

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

4

12

7

6

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

1

 

 

 

 

Solicitor (Sole Practitioner, Partner, Member or Director)

Solicitor

Other Fee Earners

Role supporting fee earner role

Managerial

IT HR Other

Barrister

Chartered legal Executive/Legal Executive (Fellow)

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer Not To Say

Yes

1

8

3

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

3

3

2

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did not attend University

 

1

2

3

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Total

4

12

7

6

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solicitor (Sole Practitioner, Partner, Member or Director)

Solicitor,

Other Fee Earners

Role supporting fee earner role

Managerial

IT HR Other

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive/Legal Executive (Fellow)

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer Not To Say

Individuals with primary carer responsibilities for a child

1

2

1

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

1

No primary carer responsibilities

3

10

6

6

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

Prefer not to say

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

4

12

7

6

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solicitor (Sole Practitioner, Partner, Member or Director)

Solicitor

Other Fee Earners

Role supporting fee earner role

Managerial

IT HR Other

Barrister

Chartered Legal Executive /Legal Executive (Fellow)

Licensed Conveyancer

Patent

Costs Lawyer

Notary

Prefer Not To Say

None

3

11

7

5

1

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

1

Yes, 1 - 19 hours a week

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes, 20 - 49 hours a week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes, 50 or more hours a week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prefer not to say

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

4

12

7

6

1

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

1

 

 

The International Connection

Philip Ross is a founder member of Cyrus Ross International which is an association of law firms throughout Europe. This association provides business clients with a personal service tailored to meet individual requirements on a local or international level.

In Cyrus Ross International we have created an organisation which guarantees this bespoke service on a European level.

Please contact us if you have any enquiry relating to Cyrus Ross International.

We are also able to provide a worldwide international service using our associations with lawyers across the globe.

Our team at Philip Ross are diverse and fluent in many foreign languages enabling communication with our international clients in the language of their choice.