Our Values

By clearly stating our values, we aim to reinforce what makes us successful, to discourage those things that hinder our progress, and to make a clear statement about our identity. Values only make a difference if they are shared, believed in and practised.

Excellence in everyone and everything
  • Always strive to be the best;
  • Deliver technical excellence and value beyond it;
  • Ensure that our work, processes and service delivery are consistently of the highest quality;
  • Remain open to constructive criticism and to suggestions for improvement.
Dedication to clients
  • Understand and care about the clients' interests and help them to develop and succeed;
  • Remain proactive with the clients, anticipating their needs and providing solutions which are timely, clear and pragmatic;
  • Shape and manage the clients' expectations and are not afraid to challenge them when necessary;
  • Enjoy working with the clients and want them to enjoy working with the firm;
  • Have a relationship with the clients based on openness, trust, mutual respect and integrity.
Respecting and including every individual
  • Treat everyone with courtesy and respect;
  • Value people's opinions;
  • Embrace diversity and give people scope to be themselves;
  • Care about people's well-being and respect the need for life outside work;
  • Encourage and support people to play a part in their wider community;
  • Encourage in everyone a strong sense of belonging.
Entrepreneurial spirit and energy
  • Build the legal practice on the energy and enterprise of individuals and teams;
  • Expect and encourage everyone to show initiative and take responsibility;
  • Remain innovative and forward-thinking;
  • Remain at the leading edge;
  • Enjoy achievements, but always strive to go further.
Human Rights
  • Continue the liberal tradition of defending civil liberties and rights of citizens irrespective of their race, religion, nationality, political opinion, social status, sex and sexual orientation;
  • Ensure that principles of equality, respect and diversity are embodied both in the firm’s service;