Diversity & Inclusion Commitment
Diverse and inclusive law firm and legal departments create a better world where lawyer and organizations not only grow, they thrive.
Sheppard Brown recognises the importance of attracting the broadest pool of candidates and selecting the best available based solely on the requirements of the role. We respect all. We strive to connect top diverse lawyers with our law firm and in-house clients so that the legal profession becomes and remains as diverse as the world we live in.
We firmly believe ever search is a diverse search, As a diverse and inclusive organisation Sheppard Brown strive to reflect the communities we serve. The way we recruit internal talent mirrors the way we recruit for our clients, valuing diversity and recruiting and promoting purely on merit.
The Paradigm for Parity movement is a coalition of business leaders dedicated to addressing the corporate leadership gender gap. The coalition is made up of CEOs, senior executives, founders, board members, and business academics who are committed to achieving a new norm in the corporate world: one in which women and men have equal power, status, and opportunity. Powerful evidence links gender-balanced leadership with financial and stock market out performance. Simply put, companies with both women and men in senior leadership positions have superior financial results.
Him For Her is a social impact venture aimed at accelerating diversity on corporate boards. To bridge the network gap responsible for the sparsity of women in the boardroom, Him For Her engages business luminaries to connect the world’s most talented “Hers” to board service. Since its founding in 2018, Him For Her has built a referral-only talent network of 3800+ board-ready women, more than a third of whom are women of color, and provided free board referrals to 800+ companies ranging from start-ups to S&P 100.