Field Seymour Parkes supports diversity and equality for all. We endeavour to recruit the best candidate for the particular position. Our decisions are not affected by gender, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age or disability (except to the extent that an applicant’s disability requires us to provide assistance when we are able to do so). The Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) requires us to monitor our applicants as a means of checking that we have a diverse workforce. We have set out the following questions to assist us in this process. The questions are taken from the SRA’s model Diversity Questionnaire. Completion is entirely optional and your answers do not form part of your application. They will be used only to monitor the effectiveness of our equality and diversity policy.
Which best discribes the ethnic group to which you belong Select your ethic group Asian or Asian British Bangladeshi Chinese Indian Pakistani Any other Asian background Black or Black British African Caribbean Any other Black background Mixed/Multiple Ethnic Groups White and Asian White and Black African White and Black Caribbean White and Chinese Any other mixed/multiple ethnic background White British/English/Welsh/Northern Irish/Scottish Irish Gypsy or Irish Traveller Any other White background Other ethnic group Arab Any other ethnic group Prefer not to say Age (please indicate your age category)
Age (please indicate your age category) Select 16 - 24 25 - 34 35 - 44 45 - 54 55 - 64 65+ Prefer not to say Which gender do you identify with?
Which gender do you identify with? Select your gender Male Female Other preferred description Prefer not to say Socio-economic background and caring responsibilities Did you mainly attend a state or fee paying school between the ages of 11 to 18? Select UK state school UK independent/fee paying school Attended school outside UK Prefer not to say
NB. If you changed your type of school during your education or were educated partly in the UK and partly outside, please select the category that applies to your main place of education during the last two years of your education.
Do you consider your own gender identity to be different from that associated with your sex registered at birth?
Do you consider your own gender identity to be different from that associated with your sex registered at birth? Select Yes No Prefer not to say
If you went to University (to study a BA, BSc, LLB or higher) were you part of the first generation of your family to do so? Select Yes No Did not attend University Prefer not to say Sexual orientation
Sexual orientation Select your sexual orientation Bisexual Gay man Gay woman/Lesbian Heterosexual/Straight Other Prefer not to say
Are you a primary carer for a child or children under 18? Select Yes No Prefer not to say Religion or belief
Religion or belief Select your religion or belief No religion or belief/ Atheist Christian Buddhist Jewish Hindu Sikh Muslim Prefer not to say Any other religion or belief Disability
The Equality Act defines a disabled person as someone who has a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long term adverse effect on the person’s ability to carry out normal day to day activities.
Do you look after or care for someone with long term physical or mental ill health caused by disability or age (not in a paid capacity)? Yes, 1-19 hours a week Yes, 20-49 hours a week Yes, 50 or more hours a week No Prefer not to say
NB. If you care for more than one person select the answer which reflects the total number of hours you care for all individuals.
If you have a condition which fits the Equality Act definition, please select ‘Yes’ even if you are not limited by your condition.
If you have a condition which fits the Equality Act definition, please select ‘Yes’ even if you are not limited by your condition. Select Yes No Prefer not to say Are your day-to-day activities limited because of a health problem or disability which has lasted, or is expected to last, at least twelve months?
Are your day-to-day activities limited because of a health problem or disability which has lasted, or is expected to last, at least twelve months? Select Yes, limited a lot Yes, limited a little No Prefer not to say