EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY POLICY

Professional Rules

AWS Solicitors is required to run its business in a way that in a way that encourages equality, diversity, and inclusion. See Principle 6 of the SRA Standards and Regulations.

Collective Commitment

AWS is committed to eliminating discrimination and promoting equality and diversity in its own policies, practices, and procedures and in those areas in which it has influence, including in any subcontracted work.

AWS has zero tolerance policy about anything which breaches this.  All employees and outsourced suppliers must comply. Failure to do so will be treated as gross misconduct entitling dismissal or a breach of contract entitling termination.

Firm

As a firm of professionals not just legal, AWS Solicitors are committed to promoting equality and diversity within our policies, practices and procedures and we are committed to promoting equality and diversity in AWS.

We commit that we will treat everyone equally and with the same attention, courtesy, and respect, regardless of:

  • sex
  • pregnancy and maternity/paternity
  • sexual orientation
  • race or racial group
  • religion or belief
  • age
  • marital status
  • disability, or
  • any subject which differentiates

A full Equality and Diversity policy which forms part of our internal Office Manual is available on request to one of the Partners on a.wattoo@awssolicitors.co.uk.