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Diversity Report

Each year Pearson Solicitors collects, reports and publishes data on the diversity of the law firm workforce.

This year we had a 62% response rate from all of our employees across the firms three offices in Oldham, Manchester and Failsworth

The data below is representative of those who responded to the SRA diversity data survey in 2021.

What is your role in the law firm?

What is your role in the law firm - diversity data

Solicitor Partner
Solicitor (Not Partner)
Other fee earning role
Role directly supporting a fee earner
Managerial Role
IT/HR/ Other Corporate service role
Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow)/CILEx Practitioner

What age category are you in?

What is your age category - diversity data

16 – 24
25 – 34
35 – 44
45 – 54
65+
Prefer not to say

What is your gender?

What is your gender - diversity data

Male
Female
Prefer not to say

Do you consider yourself to have a disability according to the definition in the Equality Act 2010?

Do you consider yourself to have a disability - diversity data

Yes
No
Prefer not to say

What is your ethnic group?

What is your ethnic group - diversity data

Indian
Pakistani
Any other Asian background
British / English / Welsh / Norther Irish / Scottish

What is your religion or belief?

What is your religion or belief - diversity data

No religion or belief
Buddhist
Christian
Muslim

What is your Sexual orientation

What is your sexual orientation - diversity data

Heterosexual
Prefer not to say

Did either of your parents attend university by the time you were 18?

Did either of your parents attend university - diversity data

No
Yes
Prefer not to say

What type of school did you mainly attend between the ages 11 and 16?

What type of school did you mainly attend - diversity data

State-run or state-funded school – selective on academic, faith or other grounds
State-run or state-funded school – non-selective
Independent / fee-paying school

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

Are you a primary carer - diversity data

Yes
No
Prefer not to say

Do you look after or care for someone with long term physical or mental ill health caused by a disability or age (not in a paid capacity)

Do you care for someone with a disability - diversity data

No
Yes, 1 – 19 hours a week
Prefer not to say

The SRA diversity data survey was sent to 69 members of staff across 3 offices and the data is based on the 43 who were available to respond.