Slaughter and May has a reputation for providing exceptional legal service, which is recognised and valued by our clients. But there is more to us than this. We are an outward looking, internationally minded collective of individuals who possess significant resources, knowledge and influence to create a substantial and positive impact.

We believe that a responsible business is a sustainable business – one that takes a 360 degree view of its position, not just in terms of the financial markets, but also with due consideration to its wider impact on society and the environment.

We do this by continually investing in our local community, preserving our environment, ensuring that our working culture is diverse and inclusive and that our employment opportunities are open and accessible to all based on individual qualities and personal merit. We involve all of our people to take personal responsibility to make this happen.

We aim to be an example of best practice in all of our responsible business activities and align our work with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.  Also known as the Global Goals, the SDGs were launched in 2015 with the aim of ending poverty, combatting inequality and tackling climate change. The goals cannot be achieved by governments alone. That is why we have joined many other businesses to think and act differently about how the goals will be met through our business strategy and operations.