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Equality & Diversity

Lamb Chambers is committed to equality and to fostering diversity in our profession. We will treat everyone equally and fairly irrespective of their age, background, disability, gender re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.  

In accordance with the Code of Conduct that applies to all barristers we have conducted a survey and publish the outcome below.  The figures stated below are accurate as at January 2016.  65% of barristers took part.  The aim in collecting and publishing this data is to provide greater transparency, and to help us identify areas where we may need to improve. The survey was conducted anonymously and participation was voluntary.  Data is not published where it might reasonably lead to the identification of individuals.

 

Gender Male Female
QC/SC/Barristers & Pupils 38 (82%) 8 (18%)
Employees of Chambers 6 (75%) 2 (25%)

 

Ethnicity White BAME*
Barristers & Pupils 41 (89%) 5 (11%)

*includes those who identify as Asian/Asian British, Black/African/Caribbean/Black British, Mixed/multiple ethnic groups and Other ethnic groups

 

Disability Yes No
Barristers and Pupils <5% >95%

 

Age 16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55+
Barristers & Pupils 0 5 8 7 8

 

Socio-Economic Background 1st generation to attend University Not 1st generation to attend University UK State School UK Independent School School Outside UK
Barristers & Pupils 13 14 13 11 2

 

Caring Responsibilities Primary Carer for Child[ren] under 18 Carer for family/friends/others Neither
Barristers & Pupils 5 3 21

 

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