For us, a fair culture is one which respects the contributions which can be made by talented people from all backgrounds and with differing views and experiences and one which provides an inclusive and supportive working environment. We are convinced that such a culture enhances in a significant way our ability to provide a service of quality to our clients.
This culture of fairness underpins our recruitment practice and guides the firm's policies in relation to the development and retention of those who work at the firm. Our people are our biggest asset and vital to our continued success and our objective is to widen the pool of talent from which the next generation of lawyers will be drawn. Our clients come from a range of backgrounds and cultures and it is important our people do too.
As part of our commitment to diversity and to enable us to widen the pool of talent we access our future trainees from we have partnered with a number of programmes. These include: