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Data Diversity Survey

In accordance with Bar Standards Board requirements, we publish our equality and diversity data every two years. Please note that where less than 10 people have responded to a question, they can choose for this not to be published as it may lead to their identification. In these instances, this data has been omitted.

1. If you are an authorised person for the purposes of the Legal Services Act 2007 (i.e. you hold a practising certificate issued by one of the approved regulators), please indicate your professional qualification(s) and role (tick all that apply if you are dual qualified and have a current practising certificate from more than one approved regulator):

Answer OptionsResponse PercentResponse Count
Barrister QC16.3%8
Tenant / Member81.6%40
Other (incl Pupil)0.0%0
Prefer not to say2.0%1
Answered49
Skipped0

2. If you do not fall into any of the categories listed above, please indicate which of the following categories best fits your role:

Answer OptionsResponse PercentResponse Count
Not Applicable91.8%45
Any other fee earning role (e.g. trainee solicitor, legal executive (not Fellow), paralegal)0.0%0
Any role directly supporting a fee earner (e.g. legal secretary, administrator, barristers clerk, practice manager, legal assistant, paralegal)0.0%0
A managerial role (e.g. Director / non-lawyer Partner / Chief Executive / Practice Director or similar, Head of Legal Practice (HoLP) / Head of Finance & Administration (HoFA) or similar)0.0%0
An IT / HR /other corporate services role0.0%0
Prefer not to say0.0%4
Answered49
Skipped0

3. Do you have a share in the ownership of your organisation (e.g. equity partner, shareholder)?

Answer OptionsResponse PercentResponse Count
Yes14.3%7
No79.6%39
Prefer not to say6.1%3
answered question49
skipped question0

4. Do you have responsibility for supervising or managing the work of lawyers or other employees?

Answer OptionsResponse PercentResponse Count
Yes6.1%3
No91.8%45
Prefer not to say2.0%1
Answered49
Skipped0

5. From the list of age bands below, please indicate the category that includes your current age in years:

Answer OptionsResponse PercentResponse Count
16 - 240.0%0
25 - 3416.3%8
35 - 4434.7%17
45 - 5428.6%14
55 - 6418.4%9
65+0.0%0
Prefer not to say2.0%1
answered question49
skipped question0

6. What is your gender?

Answer OptionsResponse PercentResponse Count
Male51.0%25
Female44.9%22
Prefer not to say4.1%2
answered question49
skipped question0

7. Do you consider yourself to have a disability according to the definition in the Equality Act?

Answer OptionsResponse Percent Response Percent
Yes2.0%1
No91.8%45
Prefer not to say6.1%3
Answered49
Skipped0

8. Ethnicity

Answer OptionsResponse PercentResponse Count
British / English / Welsh / Northern Irish / Scottish86.0%37
Irish11.6%5
Gypsy or Irish Traveller0.0%0
Any other White background (complete other)2.3%1
Other (please specify)1
Answered43
Skipped6

9. What is your religion or belief?

Answer OptionsResponse PercentResponse Count
No religion or belief51.0%25
Buddhist2.0%1
Christian (all denominations)28.6%14
Hindu0.0%0
Jewish6.1%3
Muslim2.0%1
Sikh0.0%0
Any other religion (write in)0.0%0
Prefer not to say10.2%5
Answered49
Skipped0

10. What is your sexual orientation?

Answer OptionsResponse PercentResponse Count
Bisexual4.1%2
Gay man2.0%1
Gay woman / lesbian0.0%0
Heterosexual / straight83.7%41
Other2.0%1
Prefer not to say8.2%4
Answered49
Skipped0

11. If you went to University (to study a BA, BSc course or higher), were you part of the first generation of your family to do so?

Answer OptionsResponse PercentResponse Count
Yes36.7%18
No59.2%29
Did not attend University2.0%1
Prefer not to say2.0%1
Answered49
Skipped0

12. Did you mainly attend a state or fee paying school between the ages 11 – 18?

Answer OptionsResponse PercentResponse Count
UK State School46.9%23
UK Independent / Fee-paying School46.9%23
Attended school outside the UK4.1%2
Prefer not to say2.0%1
Answered49
Skipped0

13. Are you a primary carer for a child or children under 18?

Answer OptionsResponse PercentResponse Count
Yes36.7%19
No59.2%29
Prefer not to say4.1%2
Answered49
Skipped0

14. Do you look after, or give any help or support to family members, friends, neighbours or others because of either: – Long-term physical or mental health issues

Answer OptionsResponse PercentResponse Count
No71.4%35
Yes, 1 – 19 hours a week22.4%11
Yes, 20 – 49 hours a week0.0%0
Yes, 50 or more hours a week0.0%0
Prefer not to say6.1%3
Answered49
Skipped0

 

Updated September 21.

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