Equality & Diversity
Chambers is committed to providing a working environment in which all individuals who come into contact with Chambers are treated with dignity, respect and fairness. Chambers aims to promote a working environment which is conducive to the professional growth of its members and employees and to the promotion of equality of opportunity.
Chambers will not tolerate any form of harassment. Harassment constitutes professional misconduct and is prohibited by the Bar Council’s Code of Conduct. Harassment on the grounds of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation or religion is unlawful under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, the Race Relations Act 1976, the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 and the Employment (Religion and Belief) Regulations 2003.
In line with the Bar Standards Board's Equality and Diversity Rules, Cornwall Street Chambers hereby publishes a summary of the data collected in 2016 in respect of gender, disability and race. The information below shows data for both members of Chambers (including QCs and pupils) and employed staff.
All members of Chambers and employed staff were invited to respond to the confidential questionnaire. Those who chose not to respond are included as 'undisclosed'.
This data is valid as of 23rd June 2016. We are required to publish up to date information every three years.
Cornwall Street Chambers 2016
No disability 85%