EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY DATA

 

 

Thomas More Chambers has a firm commitment to equal opportunities and encourages applications from people from all sections of society regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or age. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to remove the barriers faced by disabled people.

 

The following summary has been compiled from voluntary questionnaires completed by our employees and barristers. The full equality and diversity data can be found at the end of this document, and is up-to-date as of 27 February 2013.

 

Equality -Diversity

Barristers - Gender

 

Female: 42%
Male: 50%

Prefer not to say: 6%

 

Employees - Gender

Male: 100%

 

Ethnicity - Barristers

 

Black and minority ethnic: 23%
White: 69%

Prefer not to say: 8%

Ethnicity - Employees

White: 80%

Prefer not to say: 20%

 

Religion - Barristers

 

None: 17% 
Buddhist: 3%

Christian: 44%

Hindu: 3%

Jewish: 3%

Muslim: 8%

Sikh: 3%

Jedi: 3%

Prefer not to say: 17%

 

 

 

 

Religion – Employees

 

Buddhist: 20%

Christian: 60%

Prefer not to say: 20%

 

Socio-economic background - Barristers

 

First generation in family to attend university: 36% Not the first generation in family to attend university: 53% Did not attend university: 3%

Prefer not to say if attended university or not: 8%

 

Attended State School: 44% Attended Independent School: 36% Went to school outside UK: 6%

Prefer not to say where attended school: 14%

 

Socio-economic background - Employees

Did not attend university: 100%

Attended State School: 80%

Prefer not to say where attended school: 20%

 

Disability - Barristers

 

Those with disability within the meaning of Equality Act 2010: 6% Those without disability within the meaning of Equality Act 2010: 78%

Prefer not to say: 17%

 

Disability - Employees

Those without disability within the meaning of Equality Act 2010: 100%