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Social Mobility

2014

"The firm runs open days for potential applicants from specific groups."
First year trainee, London
"The firm runs an access programme."
Second year trainee, London

2013

"There is neither positive nor negative discrimination. It all comes down to how well you come across at interview and whether your academics are strong enough. The firm does, however, run some sessions for 16 year olds from local schools who are less privileged and gives them an introduction to law and life as a lawyer."
Second year trainee, London
"Social mobility is difficult to address - not everyone attended public/private school, but the overwhelming majority of people went to 'good' universities. I think social mobility needs to be addressed prior to this stage really - i.e. at the point of entry into university."
Second year trainee, London
"The firm works with organisations to help people from less privileged backgrounds find out about law, the City and the firm in general."
Second year trainee, London
"We target a very broad range of universities across the UK and make very clear that diversity of experience and background is heavily valued."
Second year trainee, London
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