Macfarlanes Insider

Welcome to Macfarlanes Insider, a quarterly newsletter that has been created to give you a better insight into the firm. The newsletter covers a range of content including details of recent announcements and initiatives from the firm, key priorities and areas of focus for the quarter ahead, summaries from events and guest speakers, and first-hand accounts from our employees through profiles and Q&As, amongst other things.

If you would like to learn more about any of the content, please contact a member of the recruitment team.

Macfarlanes Insider - issue one

November 2020

In the first issue of our newsletter find out about our involvement in the Race Fairness Commitment and get a glimpse into life at the firm from two employee Q&As.

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Macfarlanes Insider - issue two

January 2021

This issue explores some of our work highlights of 2020, shares announcements that were made at the firm’s annual conference including changes to the agile working policy, updates on topics such as our commitment to sustainability and two staff Q&As.

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Macfarlanes Insider - issue three

April 2021

Find out more about our recent partner and senior counsel promotions, our mentoring scheme, career focus month, recent events, and get a greater insight into our finance practice via the Q&A section.

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Macfarlanes Insider - issue four

July 2021

In this issue we announce our new head of ESG, share information about the firm’s recently launched Conversations about race programme, detail the support the firm is offering to employees looking to qualify via the SQE, share the initial results from the firm’s staff survey and feature two staff Q&As.

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Diversity and inclusion is a strategic priority of the firm. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace based on a culture of openness and mutual respect, where everyone is able to reach their full career potential. The firm also has an extensive corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme encompassing pro bono support, community volunteering and outreach, charity partnerships and sustainability.  In this review we provide an overview of the firm’s progress and commitment to these areas during 2020.