Equality and Diversity Form
Lincoln House Chambers wishes to ensure that we are able to recruit, develop and retain the most talented barristers, pupils and staff to our chambers.
We value the diversity of backgrounds, skills and experiences found in our chambers, and actively promote an inclusive culture where all our members and staff are able to flourish. As part of meeting our commitments to equality and diversity, our chambers collects and analyses statistical information on all those that apply for positions here. This enables us to ensure that we continue to attract and select our pupils and members solely on the basis of talent and their potential to succeed.
The information that you are asked to provide in the section below will be treated in the strictest confidence. The information requested covers those areas covered in the BSB’s Equality Rules and Guidance. It will be held confidentially by the Senior Clerk and will be used solely for statistical monitoring purposes.
You are not obliged to answer all or any of the questions but in providing this information you will help us to ensure that our recruitment is fair and objective for all.
Please return the completed form, with your Pupillage CV & Cover Letter, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Gender Male Female Prefer not to say
Are you married or in a civil partnership? Yes No Prefer not to say
Age 16-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65+ Prefer not to say
What is your ethnicity?
Ethnic origin is not about nationality, place of birth or citizenship. It is about the group to which you perceive you belong. Please tick the appropriate box
English Welsh Scottish Northern Irish Irish
British Gypsy or Irish Traveller Prefer not to say
Any other white background, please write in:
Mixed/multiple ethnic groups
White and Black Caribbean White and Black African White and Asian
Prefer not to say Any other mixed background, please write in:
Indian Pakistani Bangladeshi Chinese Prefer not to say
Any other Asian background, please write in:
Black/ African/ Caribbean/ Black British
African Caribbean Prefer not to say
Any other Black/African/Caribbean background, please write in:
Other ethnic group
Arab Prefer not to say Any other ethnic group, please write in:
Do you consider yourself to have a disability or health condition?
Yes No Prefer not to say
What is the effect or impact of your disability or health condition on your ability to give your best at work? Please write in here:
The information in this form is for monitoring purposes only. If you believe you need a ‘reasonable adjustment’, then please discuss this with the Senior Clerk.
What is your sexual orientation?
Heterosexual Gay woman/lesbian Gay man Bisexual
Prefer not to say If other, please write in:
What is your religion or belief?
No religion or belief Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish
Muslim Sikh Prefer not to say If other religion or belief, please write in: