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Social Mobility

2014

"The firm attends numerous events aimed at introducing the firm to applicants from less privileged backgrounds, as well as sponsoring competitions."
Second year trainee, London
"We undertake an array of pro bono matters targeted to attract applicants from less privileged backgrounds, including attending secondary schools in Bethnal Green and inviting students to attend our office for networking skills events."
Second year trainee, London
"The firm is active through its pro bono schemes going into less affluent areas to promote law at A-Level. The firm also sponsors and is involved in running schemes including the Target Chances: City Law for Ethnic Minorities event."
First year trainee, London
"Decent amount of pro bono work supporting less privileged backgrounds."
Second year trainee, London
"Various workshops for underprivileged students and we also have a work experience programme designed for students from less privileged backgrounds."
First year trainee, London

2013

"We take part in various initiatives where disadvantaged people come into the firm or we go speak to them. It is taken seriously, but I don't know if anyone has actually been offered a position at the firm. However, given the cost of legal training this is likely not the firm's fault unless as specific financial package could be put into place."
Second year trainee, London
"Involved with charity programmes in London schools and ethnic minority events."
Second year trainee, London
"Many of our pro bono initiatives target schools situated in less privileged areas of London. We also invite school children from less privileged backgrounds into the firm on an annual basis to try and knock down the social barriers."
First year trainee, London
"Heavily involved in various schemes with applicants at school and university."
Second year trainee, London
"The firm's graduate recruitment efforts go right across the country, which is something that not all firms do, and is valuable in making sure we have a broad spectrum of talent."
Second year trainee, London
"We have talks and informal work experience placements. We also go out and do some mentoring in secondary schools."
First year trainee, London
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