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Results of Diversity Questionnaire 2019

June 28th, 2019

Just over half of Lennons’ workforce completed a diversity questionnaire with the following results:

 

Role Categories 

Solicitor (Director) – 10%

Solicitor (not a Director) – 35%

Other fee earning role – 10%

Role directly supporting a fee earner – 25%

Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow)/CILEx Practitioner – 5%

Licensed Conveyancer – 5%

IT/HR/other corporate services role – 10%

 

Age

Between 16-24 – 5%

Between 25-34 – 20%

Between 35-44 – 30%

Between 45-54  – 10%

Between 55-64 – 35%

 

Gender Identified With

Female – 65%

Male – 30%

Prefer not to say – 5%

 

Gender Identify 

Those who consider their gender identity to be different from that associated with their sex as registered at birth

 

Yes – 5%

No – 90%

Prefer not to say – 5%

 

Disability 

Disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010 – a person with a mental or physical impairment that has a substantial or long-term adverse affect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.

 

Yes – 5%

No – 90%

Prefer not to say – 5%

 

Health Limitations

Day-to-day activities limited due to a health problem or disability which has lasted, or is expected to last, at least 12 months.

 

No limitations – 85%

Limited a little – 5%

Prefer not to say – 10%

 

Ethnic Group

White British/English/Welsh/Northern Irish/Scottish – 80%

White – Other – 5%

Indian – 5%

Bangladeshi – 5%

Prefer not to say – 5%

 

Religion Or Belief

Christian – 55%

No religion or belief – 20%

Any other – 5%

Muslim/Jewish/Prefer not to say – 20%

 

Sexual Orientation 

Heterosexual – 85%

Bi-sexual/Prefer not to say – 15%

 

Education (between the ages of 11 and 16)

Educated at a UK state run or funded school (selective on academic, faith or other grounds) – 20%

Educated at a UK state school (non-selective) – 50%

Educated outside of the UK – 10%

Educated at a UK independent/fee-paying (no bursary) – 10%

Prefer not to say – 10%

 

Highest Level of Qualification Achieved By Parents By The Time Fee Earner Was 18 

At least one has a degree level qualification – 40%

Qualification below degree level – 25%

Don’t know – 5%

No formal qualifications – 10%

Prefer not to say – 20%

 

When Aged 14, The Sort of Work of the Main/Highest Income Earner in the Household

Clerical and intermediate occupations such as: secretary, personal assistant, clerical worker, office clerk, call centre agent, nursing auxiliary, nursery nurse – 5%

Senior managers and administrators usually responsible for planning, organising and co-ordinating work and for finance such as: finance manager, chief executive – 20%

Technical and craft occupations such as: motor mechanic, fitter, inspector, plumber, printer, tool maker, electrician, gardener, train driver – 10%

Semi-routine manual and service occupations such as: postal worker, machine operative, security guard, caretaker, farm worker, catering assistant, receptionist, sales assistant – 10%

Middle or junior managers such as: office manager, retail manager, bank manager, restaurant manager, warehouse manager, publican – 5%

Traditional professional occupations such as: accountant, solicitor, medical practitioner, scientist, civil/mechanical engineer – 30%

Other – 5%

Prefer not to say – 15%

 

Primary Carer For a Child or Children Under 18

Yes – 20%

No – 75%

Prefer not to say – 5%

 

Looking After or Caring For Someone With Long Term Physical or Mental Ill Health Caused By Disability Or Age (Not In A Paid Capacity) 

No – 85%

Yes, 20 to 49 hours a week – 5%

Prefer not to say – 10%

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