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In this section you can find all the advice and guidance you need as you apply for jobs and prepare for interviews.
In the Recruitment section there is a wealth of information about completing applications forms, online tests, and the various stages in the recruitment. Whilst the Disability section provides advice on how to manage your disability during the recruitment process including information on how to inform an employer of what you require and referring to your disability during an interview.
Managing Your Disability
The Organisations section is where you can find out about various organisations, the opportunities they offer and their individual approach to disability.
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It’s always great to hear from those who have been successful.
This section profiles many individuals, working across different industries, at various stages of their careers. Their interviews demonstrate that is possible to have a successful career regardless of whether or not you have a disability. They also illustrate the adjustments that can be made in the workplace.
Pinsent Masons’ commitment to diversity is at our core and it extends to all aspects of our business. We aim to remove barriers for candidates with disabilities and promote an environment that supports health and wellbeing for all.
Pinsent Masons is a global 100 law firm, specialising particularly in the energy, infrastructure, financial services, real estate and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors. The firm employs around 3000 people in total, including over 1500 lawyers and more than 420 partners. The firm's international footprint encompasses offices across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, continental Europe and Africa. The firm also has comprehensive coverage across each of the UK's three legal jurisdictions.With the demographics of the UK changing rapidly, diversity is essential for us as a progressive firm. We want to attract the best clients, and recruit and retain the best people. Pinsent Masons is a place where people are valued, irrespective of their background, sexual orientation, religion or gender. Collectively we are a strong firm that provides good advice to clients because we have a wide range of people with different skills and experience – and because we aim to ensure that every one of those people experiences a rewarding and enjoyable career with us. Investing in the development of our diverse workforce not only puts us in the best position of meeting the needs of our clients and our business, it also gives us a competitive edge. We have established a number of employee network groups at Pinsent Masons to bring people together into communities, helping them to feel respected and connected. Establishing these groups has also helped the firm as understand different points of view, allowing us to integrate them into the decisions we make for ourselves and for our clients. Some of our diversity networks include:-
This year we’ve continued to recruit graduates from a diverse range backgrounds into our business, with a particular focus on social mobility, encouraging applications from people with disabilities and from those from a BAME background into our firm. We have a number of partnerships with various diversity organisations to help us deliver our diversity strategy.
2017: 15th place, Top 50 employers in UK Social Mobility Employer Index 2017: #2 in Stonewall Index (top law firm) 2017: Won Diversity Innovation category at the Legal Week Innovation Awards 2017 for Project Sky. 2017: HR in Law Awards: Best HR communication for PM@PM portal which is designed to support our people on family leave at every stage of that journey.
The Graduate Recruitment Team share their top tips for applying to a Vacation Placement or Training Contract at Pinsent Masons.
Have a look at our graduate recruitment website for more detailed information on our competencies - https://www.pinsentmasons.com/graduate
Pinsent Masons is committed to removing barriers for candidates with disabilities and ensuring that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. We have listed some examples below of reasonable adjustments we have made in the past. Please speak with us about your individual requirements and we will work with you to establish the most suitable adjustments at each stage of our recruitment process.