Rule 6 - Solicitor's Code of Conduct 2007
SRA Code of Conduct 2011

Having a diversity problem is not necessarily a bad thing. Doing nothing about it is where firms go wrong. For any law firm, diversity issues are an opportunity when addressed and a mounting problem when ignored.
rule 6 solicitors code of conduct
Prejudice and discrimination still plays a part in working life. This course is designed to highlight common issues and help law firms implement a diversity policy. It will help firms break down some of the barriers that still exist and will cover:

  • Rule 6 - Solicitors' Code of Conduct 2007
  • The business case for a diversity policy
  • Recognising diversity issues
  • Managing culture change
  • Implementing a diversity policy

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Session Objective:

The objective of this course is to facilitate the change in attitude and culture of the staff whilst providing them with all the underpinning knowledge and skills to work effectively in a diverse environment.

Session Outline:

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Aims and objectives of the session
  • Diversity - What is it and how can it help business performance?
  • What does discrimination look like and sound like when it is about:

Race Gender Disability Sexuality Religion and belief Age

Stereotyping and unconscious discrimination

  • What is it?
  • How does it happen?
  • What effect does it have?
  • How can we stop ourselves doing it?
  • What to do if you feel you are being discriminated against or  harassed in the workplace
  • Making customer service delivery decisions with Diversity in mind
  • Case studies
  • Diversity checklist
  • Review and close

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