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9.5 / 10

(based on 12 ratings in 2018)

2018

"We have a number of diverse affinity groups that play an active role within Latham to ensure we celebrate diversity. I think Latham is incredibly diverse."
Second year trainee, London
"My intake and the intake above are outstanding in terms of diversity. It is something we have all noticed and appreciated. This is in terms of university, age, ethnicity, race, sexuality and gender."
First year trainee, London
"There are numerous committees focused on diversity issues with many initiatives promoting relevant issues throughout the firm."
Second year trainee, London
"Diversity is absolutely something that Latham takes pride in and I think this was really reflected on the first day of my training contract. In my intake there are 23 trainees and we all come from a diverse range of backgrounds with widely varied paths in to law."
First year trainee, London
"Having spent time at other firms as a vacation scheme visitor, I honestly believe that we are the most diverse firm. There is a broad range of cultures and diversity from every angle, be it gender, race or age etc."
First year trainee, London

2016

"Committees are set up for minorities, as well as extensive work/life and health initiatives."
First year trainee, London
"The firm is very open and has a good mix of individuals. The diversity committee runs a number of programmes and Latham is involved in various outreach programmes to provide access to the firm to people from different backgrounds. There is still a way to go to achieve diversity at partner level, but at associate level and below it is a diverse mix."
Second year trainee, London
"The firm has several groups for, and is making an effort to hire more, women and people from ethnic minorities."
First year trainee, London

2015

"I have seen that there are many different diversity events at Latham & Watkins."
Second year trainee, London
"While the number of female partners in the London office could be improved; the firm has recently increased their commitment to diversity which is reflected in the recent managing partner promotions."
Second year trainee, London
"I think that diversity is really important to Latham & Watkins, and there are numerous internal committees and events organised to help the firm improve on this matter."
First year trainee, London
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