Diversity Data 2023

Rutherfords LLP is committed to eliminating discrimination and promoting equality and diversity in its own policies, practices, and procedures.

We are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and collect and publish data on the diversity of our staff to comply with the SRA Diversity Survey 2023.

Data has been collected using a questionnaire. Staff are encouraged to complete the survey, but completion of the questionnaire is not compulsory. Staff can choose to reply “prefer not to say” to any question. Not all staff completed the survey.

The results of the 2023 survey are set out below:

Age

The breakdown of responses is that 1 member of staff is in the age range 16-24, 3 in the age range 25-34, 10 in the age range 35-44, and 3 in the age range 55-64.

Gender

The breakdown of responses is that 4 members of staff are male, and 13 are female.

Ethnicity

The breakdown of responses is that 17 members of staff are White – British/English/Welsh/Northern Irish/Scottish.

Socio-economic background (education)

The breakdown of responses is that 2 members of staff attended selective state-run or state-funded schools, and 15 members of staff attended non-selective state schools.

Caring responsibilities

The breakdown of responses is that 12 members of staff are primary carers for a child under eighteen, and 5 members of staff do not have primary care responsibilities for a child under eighteen.

Disability

The breakdown of responses is that 16 members of staff do not consider that they have a disability according to the definition in the Equality Act 2010, and 1 member of staff preferred not to say.

Sex orientation religion and belief

There is no requirement to publish answers to these subject categories.

Data published 21 July 2023

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