Our culture

The quality of our work is just one part of what distinguishes our firm. It’s also our culture: we’re a network of individuals, a real mix of interests and backgrounds, where each new colleague adds their own distinctive mark. In short, you’ll be celebrated here for exactly who you are and what you bring to us.

Diversity at Norton Rose Fulbright

Our cultural networks

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Finding allies

One of the most vital things about our networks? You don’t have to be part of a social group to support it. We even have ally groups with their own committees, making sure colleagues know they have everyone’s support.

If you’re not a member of a group but you want to support it, then you can. If you want to be an ally, an advocate for change, then you can. I signed up to Pride as an ally and now I’m part of the Pride Allies committee which launched this year.”

DOMINICA COLE - FIRST-SEAT TRAINEE

 

 

When there are such active allies, you know you’ve got your colleagues’ support. People wear lanyards and have LGBT support placards on their doors. It’s nice to see those shows of solidarity; it’s like a little confidence boost when you least expect it.”

KATIE THOMAS - THIRD-SEAT TRAINEE

Looking after you

Private medical insurance | Dental insurance | Health screens | Employee assistance programme | GP service | Income protection | Flu jabs | Occupational health | Health and wellbeing workshops | Cycle-to-work scheme | In-chair massages

Promoting health and wellbeing

Promoting health doesn’t stop with offering doctor’s appointments. We promote wellbeing across the firm in four key ways. With events and expert talks across all four streams, we’ve recently offered:

 

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HEALTHY BODY

  • Health checks
  • Drug and alcohol awareness
  • Sun safety: a dermatologist’s perspective
  • Firm-wide fun run
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HEALTHY DIET

  • Intolerance and allergy education
  • Nutrition workshops
  • Eating healthily on a busy schedule
  • How to quit sugar
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HEALTHY MIND

  • Time to talk day
  • Healthy sleep programme
  • Stress management
  • Mental health awareness week
  • Managing family and relationships
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HEALTHY MONEY

  • Financial wellbeing workshops
  • First time buyers presentation
  • Landlords presentation
  • Saving for retirement

Sports and social clubs

Whatever your hobbies, maybe something will catch your eye here – or maybe you’ll be the first to set up something new.

Athletics | Badminton | Choir | Clay pigeon shooting | Cricket | Football | Golf | Hockey | Netball | Tennis | Touch rugby | Riding | Polo | Sailing | Softball | Yoga

Getting involved

I was part of the London beach rugby tournament outside our offices last year. They put a giant sand pit on Potters Fields and lots of corporate teams played, both from other law firms and from businesses in other industries. Being next to the office, we had colleagues show up to cheer us on.”

GEORGE SISMEY-DURRANT
FOURTH-SEAT TRAINEE