Gowling WLG named in Stonewall Top 100 LGBT+ employers list 2019

21 January 2019

International law firm Gowling WLG has been listed in the best 100 places to work for LGBT+ people in the UK by workplace equalities charity Stonewall.

Named a Stonewall Top 100 Employer in 2019, Gowling WLG is recognised among the UK's best employers for their outstanding efforts to create an inclusive workplace for lesbian, gay, bi and trans employees, according to the latest Workplace Equality Index.

Gowling WLG is benchmarked following the evaluation of ten areas of employment policy and practice, and through the anonymous surveying of staff across the organisation discussing their experiences at the law firm.

Testament to the firm's ongoing commitment to celebrating and supporting diversity and inclusion in the workplace, the latest results celebrate the endeavours of leading organisations to foster a workplace advancing equality for LGBT+ people.

Gowling WLG was named alongside 16 law firms represented in the Top 100 in a marked success for the legal sector, with the industry named one of the most LGBT+-friendly in 2019.

As a proud Global Stonewall Diversity Champion, Gowling WLG is actively working to achieve equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual, and transgender people.

Through the programmes and initiatives of the Gowling WLG OpenHouse network, a forum for LGBT+ employees and allies to engage with each other in the business environment, and in openly celebrating individuality on a daily basis, atop the firm's agenda is the responsibility and commitment to creating an inclusive working environment where Gowling WLG people can be themselves.

Learn more about the firm's Corporate Responsibility in the UK.

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Ben Griffiths Senior Corporate Communications Executive Birmingham