As a growing global law firm, attracting and retaining talent from a variety of different backgrounds has allowed us to develop a distinct culture that we are proud of.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity at Kennedys. Our principles of non-discrimination and equality of opportunity apply not only to our employees, but also to the way we treat our visitors, clients, customers and suppliers.
This year we are proud to be the global gold-level partners for Dive In 2018, the multi-award winning festival for diversity and inclusion in insurance, run by Lloyd’s. Read more about Dive In Festival and how to get involved.
Our equality and diversity policy
We support our workplace and clients by following our equality and diversity policy. Our policy covers:
- Recruitment and selection
- Training and promotion
- Termination of employment
- Treating outside parties
- Disabled employees.
Read our equality and diversity policy.
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Gender pay gap 2017
We have published our 2017 gender pay gap report. Download and read it using the link below.
Our global diversity figures
|Other FE role||317||17.3%|
|Role directly supporting fee earner||271||14.8%|
|Chartered Legal Executive||36||2.0%|
Our 2017 UK diversity figures
We collate diversity information annually from all our UK offices for monitoring purposes. The information is provided anonymously by both employees and partners and collected in line with guidance from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).
|Solicitor (Sole Practitioner/Partner/Member/Director)||109||11.7%|
|Other FE role||156||16.8%|
|Role directly supporting fee earner||169||18.2%|
|Chartered Legal Executive||30||3.2%|
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UK headcount 1,144
*UK headcount figures as per SRA category headings (Information correct as at 1 August 2017).