Key facts and figures

90%

of our colleagues have completed unconscious bias training so far.

30

We are placed in the Working Families top 30 employers.

30

We are ranked no. 30 on the Social Mobility Employer Index.

Inclusion & diversity at Brodies

By opening up our ways of thinking we can foster an inclusive workplace that embodies our values of courage, character, care, collaborative and collegiate - one of the five pillars of our contract with our people - and be the employer of choice for every colleague, and anyone looking to join us.

Our values
Inclusion & diversity at Brodies

Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei)

We're delighted to have received the inclusive culture award from the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei). The annual awards invite entries from employers worldwide and provide a platform for organisations to showcase their achievements in promoting and progressing workplace diversity, equality, inclusion and belonging. 

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Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei)

Promoting inclusion & diversity at Brodies

Here are just some of the ways in which we promote inclusion & diversity at Brodies.

Inclusive email signatures

We have introduced inclusive email signatures, including pronouns, phonetic spelling and working patterns to highlight and support diversity in the workplace.

Social Mobility Pledge

We are signatories of the Social Mobility Pledge and have worked hard to boost opportunity and social mobility within our firm and the wider legal profession.

Network for Equality and Inclusion

Members of The Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion -  the UK's leading employer network covering all aspects of equality and inclusion in the workplace.

Inclusive language

We have launched a guide to promote the use of inclusive language and to encourage our colleagues to talk about inclusion and diversity.

Community groups partnerships

Over the past year we have worked with the Scottish Ethnic Minorities Lawyers Association to offer work experience placements. We have also partnered with Black Professionals Scotland to offer two paid internships.

Anonymised CVs

We use Rare's contextualised recruitment system and anonymise CVs for our graduate recruitment.

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Our colleague networks

Our colleague networks provide a safe space for colleagues to discuss issues; and where they can collaborate to raise awareness and enable positive change within the firm.

Our family policy

At Brodies, we want to help our colleagues find the right balance between work and family responsibilities. To recognise modern families, our family policy offers equal benefits and flexibility for all new parents and recognises the responsibilities of foster carers and grandparents.

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Our family policy

Accreditations

We are proud to partner with the associations, initiatives and organisations that underpin our professional standards and commitment to our colleagues.

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Ashley McPartlin

Head of Inclusion & Diversity

Get in touch with Rachael

Rachael Lang

People Engagement Advisor

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