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13 January 20201 minute read

UK Social Mobility Pledge

Talent is everywhere. Opportunity is not.
People from different socioeconomic backgrounds often face multiple barriers to a career in law. This contributes to a lack of genuine socioeconomic diversity in the legal profession. The causes of these barriers are complex. The solutions require collaboration between business, government, the education sector and our communities.

We're fortunate to be able to commit our people, resources and networks to improving social mobility. As a member of the Social Mobility Pledge since 2018, we support those who face significant challenges entering and succeeding in the legal profession.

This report is all about actions. What we've done so far, what we're doing now, and what we'll do next.