Thursfields Legal Law Society

To connect with Thursfields and join the diversity and inclusion collaboration, please email jli[email protected] or [email protected] Suzanne El-Safty – Mills and Reeve Trainee Solicitor The company has focused on improving diversity and inclusion through various practical measures, such as acceptance as an accredited employer by the Living Wage Foundation. An annual salary gap review to identify and correct salary anomalies, reverse mentoring, changes to trainee recruitment practices to minimize bias, and long-term articling programs. West Midlands` regional heavyweight law firm has won the Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award at the annual National Law Society Awards. Mark Hands – Irwin Mitchell LLP Partner. Speaking at the awards ceremony, the Law Society said: “Thursfields Legal Limited is a team that has demonstrated an impressive commitment to diversity by addressing a range of aspects of diversity through practical workplace initiatives. They address a range of issues from many different angles, including a strong commitment to the well-being of colleagues. In this way, they promote inclusion and achieve real change and impressive results. Kerry Davies – Adcocks Solicitors Associate Counsel Please let us know the purpose of your request and briefly explain the assistance you require. Enter your name and email address, and then click Send Request. A copy of your application will also be sent to the Law Society for monitoring.

Ms O`Hara said: “You really don`t need big budgets or resources to develop a diverse and inclusive culture. It`s much more about mindset and creativity. We see this as a great opportunity to work with other professional services firms to make lasting and real change. Karen Moores – Sydney Mitchell LLP Senior Partner Ms O`Hara said: “I received very friendly and sincere emails from colleagues after the awards ceremony explaining why Thursfield`s approach to inclusion is important to her personally. As a leader, this is the best way to get job satisfaction, but we want to do so much more for our colleagues and customers. Mark Mansell – Senior Family Clerk at St. Philips Chambers “This is not an `arrival`. We still have a lot of work to do to make the profession and the opportunities it contains fair and accessible to all, but it is fantastic that the efforts of our colleagues are being recognized. We have plans for even more work in the field of ED&I and therefore urge our colleagues from all professional companies to contact us and support us in this necessary and rewarding work. Is it your data? If you would like to change your information on Find a Solicitor or provide other feedback on the website, please call 020 7320 5757 (Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 17:00 at local rates) or visit our contact page.

⚠ Report abuse To notify the Law Society of any inappropriate or offensive content posted on Find a Lawyer, please visit our Contact Us page. Chief Executive Michelle O`Hara said: “We think big changes happen when you take a lot of small, practical steps. Tom Gregory – Anthony Collins Solicitors Solicitor Hannah Nicholls – Thursfields Legal Limited Managing Partner Jade Linton, Chief Human Resources Officer of Thursfields, who was recently named `Lawyer of the Year` by the Birmingham Black Lawyers` Association, said: “Building a diverse and inclusive culture is a journey, not a destination. Today, Thursfields reaches out to over 9,000 SME law firms and all other professional firms in the UK, inviting them to work together to make a difference. “We strive to make a positive difference so that work is a place where colleagues can be themselves. This is then positively reflected in the service we can offer our customers. Katie Langdon – No5 Barristers Chambers Lawyer Claire Darley FBC Manby Bowdler Partner [email protected] Thursfields Thursfields Thursfields Solicitors` journey to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace has been recognized nationally. Clare Radburn – No5 Barristers Chambers Senior Practice Manager.

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