We are committed to creating an environment in which women are able to progress and where all genders feel supported in balancing their responsibilities inside and outside of the workplace.
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To help us focus and measure our efforts in D&I, we have prioritised six strands of diversity globally.
Living with a disability
Since 2017 we have been working with The Social Mobility Foundation to help inspire and develop young women. The Social Mobility Foundation aims to provide opportunities and networks of support for those who are unable to get them from their schools or families.
Listen to Managing Associate Clare Baker discuss her experience of shared parental leave at Linklaters.
We are proud of what we have achieved on our D&I journey so far. Some of our highlights include:
We strive to identify those initiatives and actions that will accelerate our progress towards becoming a fair and inclusive culture. Some notable programmes and initiatives include:
Meet our Senior Champions
While we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive meritocracy is a shared responsibility, we know that it takes strong leadership and accountability from the top to make change happen.
Senior Champion for Gender
"I believe that women shall rightly have a place at the table guiding the destiny of our world."
Senior Champion for LGBT
"I am passionate about creating an environment where every person is valued for their talent, and no one feels held back by their sexual orientation or gender identity."
Senior Champion for Social Mobility and Managing Partner – Asia
“I want Linklaters to be a place where background and social status is no barrier to success. To me, that means making sure that everyone is given the chance
to go as far as their drive and
ambition takes them."
Senior Champion for Gender and Senior Partner - Germany
“To increase the number of women in our partnership, we need to build a gender balanced talent pipeline.
Every leader in our firm has to
invest the time and effort to
make this a reality.”