Diversity Data Report 2021

This data is based upon submitted diversity questionnaires from staff and represents the reported diversity data in relation to our firm. We comply with our SRA requirements and the guidance by the Information Commissioners Office. As a result, we are not required or permitted to publish any data which might identify one of our employees. We do not have to include information relating to religion or belief, sexual orientation or transgender.

It is our view that the terms used in this report are self-explanatory but if more information is required please email Simon Nellar at sfn@hethertons.co.uk.

This report is due to be reviewed in August 2023.

Roles

Role Total of individuals in the organisation who responded to the questionnaire.
Solicitor partner (sole practitioner, member or director) 4
Solicitor (not partner) 8
Other fee earning role 6
Role directly supporting a fee earner 13
Managerial role 2
IT/HR/other corporate services 4
Prefer not to say 0
TOTAL 37

Age

Role 16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ Prefer not to say No response
Solicitor partner (sole practitioner, member or director) 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0
Solicitor (not partner) 0 2 1 2 1 0 2 0
Other fee earning role 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0
Role directly supporting a fee earner 2 3 2 1 5 0 0 0
Managerial role 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
IT/HR/other corporate services 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0

Gender

Role Female Male Other Prefer not to say
Solicitor partner (sole practitioner, member or director) 0 4 0 0
Solicitor (not partner) 4 3 0 1
Other fee earning role 6 0 0 0
Role directly supporting a fee earner 13 0 0 0
Managerial role 2 0 0 0
IT/HR/other corporate services 3 1 0 0

Ethnicity

Role British/English/Welsh/Northern Irish/Scottish Invalid/No response Prefer not to say
Solicitor partner (sole practitioner, member or director) 4 0 0
Solicitor (not partner) 7 0 1
Other fee earning role 6 0 1
Role directly supporting a fee earner 13 0 0
Managerial role 2 0 0
IT/HR/other corporate services 4 0 0

Directors / Members / employees with disabilities (according to the definition in the Equality Act 2010)

Prefer not to say 2
No 35

Directors / Members / employees whose day to day activities are limited due to a health problem or disability which has lasted, or is expected to last, at least 12 months (according to the definition in the Equality Act 2010)

Yes, limited a lot 1
Yes, limited a little 1
No 33
Prefer not to say 2

Socio-economic background

Role Neither of my parents attended university One or both of my parents attended university Not Sure Prefer not to say Invalid/no response
Solicitor partner (sole practitioner, member or director) 2 2 0 0 0
Solicitor (not partner) 5 2 0 1 0
Other fee earning role 5 1 0 0 0
Role directly supporting a fee earner 10 3 0 0 0
Managerial role 2 0 0 0 0
IT/HR/other corporate services 1 1 2 0 0

Caring responsibilities

Role Primary carer for child or children under 18 No primary carer responsibilities Prefer not to say Invalid / no response
Solicitor partner (sole practitioner, member or director) 0 4 0 0
Solicitor (not partner) 3 4 1 0
Other fee earning role 3 3 0 0
Role directly supporting a fee earner 3 10 0 0
Managerial role 0 2 0 0
IT/HR/other corporate services 0 4 0 0

Individuals who care for someone with either long-term physical or mental ill-health caused by disability or age.

Role No Yes, 1-19 hours a week Yes, 50 or more hours a week Prefer not to say Invalid/no response
Solicitor partner (sole practitioner, member or director) 4 0 0 0 0
Solicitor (not partner) 7 0 0 1 0
Other fee earning role 3 2 1 0 0
Role directly supporting a fee earner 12 1 0 0 0
Managerial role 2 0 0 0 0
IT/HR/other corporate services 4 0 0 0 0