Law firm diversity data tool
Data for this tool was collected in 2019.
All means everyone working in law firms
Partners means solicitors who are partners or partner equivalents
Solicitors means solicitors (who are not partners) and other lawyers
Partners and solicitors is a combination of the two categories referred to above
Other staff includes everyone not in the partner or solicitor categories referred to above
The three characteristics we use to measure social mobility are:
School type – the type of school attended between the ages of 11 and 16
Parental qualification – the highest level of parental qualification achieved by the time you were 18
Parental occupation – the occupation of the highest parental earner when you were 14
Corporate/financial/IP means debt collection, financial advice or bankruptcy/insolvency.
Litigation/ADR means all types of litigation, including personal injury, civil liberties and human rights, and all types of arbitration.
Private client means work for private individuals covering children, consumer, matrimonial, immigration, mental health, social welfare, wills and probate.
Property means conveyancing, planning and landlord/tenant.
Other includes any type of work that does not reasonably fit into the other categories.
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