Diversity Questionnaire Data 2017

All firms regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) are required to collect, report and publish data about the diversity make-up of their workforce. Here is the data concerning Phillips Solicitors:

Select the category which best describes your role in the firm

Role category

Notes

Total

Solicitor (sole practitioner, partner, member or director)

Authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) - including sole practitioners, partners, members or directors

 

4

Solicitor

Authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) - all other solicitors including assistant solicitors, associates or consultants.

 

5

Other fee earning role

Not an authorised person eg trainee solicitors, legal executives who are not chartered or a fellow and paralegals but excluding managerial roles.

 

1

Role directly supporting a fee earner

Not an authorised person (eg legal secretaries, administrators, legal assistants, or non fee earning paralegals)

 

16

Managerial role

Not an authorised person (eg non lawyer managers, directors, practice managers)

 

2

IT/ HR/ other corporate services role

Not an authorised person and not individuals in a managerial role - includes finance or accountancy roles

 

4

Barrister

Authorised by the Bar Standards Board

 

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow of CILEx)

Authorised by ILEX Professional Standards

 

Licensed Conveyancer

Authorised by the Council for Licensed Conveyancer’s

 

Patent or Trade Mark Attorney

Authorised by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board

 

Costs Lawyer

Authorised by the Costs Lawyer Standards Board

 

Notary

Authorised by the Master of the Faculties

 

Prefer not to say

 

2

Diversity questions (protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2012)

From the list of age bands below, please indicate the category that includes your current age in years:
 

Director/Solicitor

Solicitor

Other fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/HR/Other Corporate

Role directly supporting a fee earner

Chartered Legal Exec

Prefer not to say

16 - 24

   

1

         

25 - 34

 

2

   

1

2

   

35 - 44

1

1

   

1

3

   

45 - 54

1

1

 

2

1

7

 

1

55 - 64

1

1

   

1

3

   

65+

         

1

   

Prefer not to say

1

           

1

What is your gender?
 

Director/Solicitor

Solicitor

Other fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/HR/Other Corporate

Role directly supporting a fee earner

Chartered Legal Exec

Prefer not to say

Female

3

3

1

1

3

16

   

Male

1

2

 

1

1

   

1

Prefer not to say

             

1

Do you consider your own gender identity to be different from that associated with your sex as registered at birth?
 

Director/Solicitor

Solicitor

Other fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/HR/Other Corporate

Role directly supporting a fee earner

Chartered Legal Exec

Prefer not to say

Yes

               

No

4

5

1

2

4

16

   

Prefer not to say

             

2

Do you consider yourself to have a disability according to the definition in the Equality Act?

The Equality Act 2010 generally defines a disabled person as someone who has a mental or physical impairment that has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on the person’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.

 

Director/Solicitor

Solicitor

Other fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/HR/Other Corporate

Role directly supporting a fee earner

Chartered Legal Exec

Prefer not to say

Yes

               

No

4

5

1

2

4

16

   

Prefer not to say

             

2

Are your day-to-day activities limited because of a health problem or disability which has lasted, or is expected to last, at least 12 months?
 

Director/Solicitor

Solicitor

Other fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/HR/Other Corporate

Role directly supporting a fee earner

Chartered Legal Exec

Prefer not to say

Yes, limited a lot

               

Yes, limited a little

         

1

   

No

4

5

1

2

3

15

   

Prefer not to say

       

1

   

2

What is your ethnic group?
 

Director/Solicitor

Solicitor

Other fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/HR/Other Corporate

Role directly supporting a fee earner

Chartered Legal Exec

Prefer not to say

Asian / Asian British

               

Bangladeshi

               

Chinese

               

Indian

               

Pakistani

               

Any other Asian background

               

Black / Black British

               

African

               

Caribbean

               

Any other Black background

               

Mixed / multiple ethnic groups

               

White and Asian

               

White and Black African

               

White and Black Caribbean

               

White and Chinese

               

Any other Mixed / multiple ethnic background

               

White

               

British / English / Welsh / Northern Irish / Scottish

4

5

1

2

4

16

 

1

Irish

               

Gypsy or Irish Traveller

               

Any other White background

               

Other ethnic group

               

Arab

               

Any other ethnic group

               

Prefer not to say

             

1

Socio-economic background (education) and caring responsibilities

Did you mainly attend a state or fee paying school between the ages 11 – 18?
 

Director/Solicitor

Solicitor

Other fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/HR/Other Corporate

Role directly supporting a fee earner

Chartered Legal Exec

Prefer not to say

UK State School

4

5

1

2

4

14

   

UK Independent/Fee-paying School

               

Attended school outside the UK

         

2

   

Prefer not to say

             

2

If you changed your type of school during your education, or were educated partly in the UK and partly outside, please select the category that applies to your main place of education in the last two years of your education.

If you went to University (to study a BA, BSc course or higher), were you part of the first generation of your family to do so?
 

Director/Solicitor

Solicitor

Other fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/HR/Other Corporate

Role directly supporting a fee earner

Chartered Legal Exec

Prefer not to say

Yes

3

1

1

1

       

No

1

4

     

3

   

Did not attend University

     

1

4

11

 

1

Prefer not to say

             

1

Invalid response/no answer

         

2

   
Are you a primary carer for a child or children under 18?
 

Director/Solicitor

Solicitor

Other fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/HR/Other Corporate

Role directly supporting a fee earner

Chartered Legal Exec

Prefer not to say

Yes

       

1

3

   

No

4

5

1

2

3

12

 

1

Prefer not to say

         

1

 

1

Do you look after, or give any help or support to family members, friends, neighbours or others because of either:
      • Long-term physical or mental ill-health / disability
      • Problems related to old age?
      • (Do not count anything you do as part of your paid employment)
 

Director/Solicitor

Solicitor

Other fee earner

Managerial Role

IT/HR/Other Corporate

Role directly supporting a fee earner

Chartered Legal Exec

Prefer not to say

No

4

5

1

2

4

15

 

1

Yes, 1 - 19 hours a week

               

Yes, 20 - 49 hours a week

               

Yes, 50 or more hours a week

         

1

 

   

Prefer not to say

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1