Diversity at Sharpe Pritchard
Find out why diversity is important to Sharpe Pritchard and the firm's initiatives to increase diversity and inclusion within the legal profession.
Sharpe Pritchard is keen to ensure that the firm’s employees reflect the diverse community that it serves, and that everyone can bring their authentic selves to work. They believe that diversity is not just the right thing to do, but also results in employees bringing a range of skills, experiences and perspectives to the workplace.
Although Sharpe Pritchard is well ahead in terms of gender equality, and has achieved gender balance in partnership for a number of years, they are keen to do even better. The firm encourages applicants from all sections of the community, regardless of who they are. This is reflected in the firm’s diverse culture, with 75% of their team state school educated and 57% of their partners being female.
To support their employees even further, Sharpe Pritchard has a number of diversity initiatives in place. These include: mandatory annual equality and unconscious bias training, monitoring and reporting their diversity data and having an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion forum which aims to promote an inclusive culture.