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Category: Top 10, Dentons
The world’s largest law firm, Dentons employs more than 10,000 lawyers and professionals. Dentons offers an unmatched presence across the globe in 175 locations serving 78 countries. Diversity and inclusion are essential to the success and strength of the firm, which is why their aim is to attract the best individuals from all backgrounds.
Employees are encouraged to develop skills and knowledge in an open and supportive environment. But the benefits don’t end there. Here are 10 more reasons why you should consider a career with Dentons.
1) Gender equality
Inspire is the firm’s gender equality network and is open to all partners and staff. The network aims to attract and retain female talent and drive gender equality at Dentons by supporting and promoting the development of female talent in all areas of the business.
2) Disability, Health & Wellbeing
The “My Healthy Balance” programme aims to improve the health and wellbeing of all staff, with a focus on mental health. Dentons has an in-house counsellor and fully trained mental health first aiders. There is also a supportive network for colleagues, family or friends who have a disability or long-term health condition.
3) Social inclusion
Dentons is one of the top 50 employers for social mobility in the UK. The firm supports a number of initiatives aimed at increasing diversity within the profession, including PRIME and the Social Mobility Business Partnerships.
GLOW is the firm’s LGBT network group. With it's successful Allies programme, the group increases visibility and encourages a greater understanding on matters relating to sexual orientation and gender identity. The group was named as one of the top 10 LGBT network groups in the UK at the British LGBT Awards 2018. Dentons is ranked 15th in the UK Stonewall Top 100 Employers Index, and named as 1 of 13 Top Global Stonewall Employers.
5) Parents & Carers
In light of the increasing numbers of working parents with dependent children, and caring responsibilities. Dentons provides support for loved ones. through a Parents & Carers network and resources such as My Family Care and Cityparents.
The firm’s Black Professional’s Network (BPN) and Asian Professionals Network (Fusion) supports their efforts to achieve a greater level of recruitment and retention of Black and Asian lawyers and professionals. The networks create business and networking opportunities and get involved in mentoring and outreach programmes.
7) Employee benefits
Dentons understand the need to retain quality employees, which is why they offer a huge range of employee benefits. From insurance and critical illness cover to family care and income protection, employees and their loved ones are well taken care of at Dentons.
Creating a diverse and inclusive culture is a long term priority of the firm, championed by senior leaders and executed with the expertise of a dedicated diversity and inclusion team and the active involvement of the various diversity networks to create and open and collaborative culture where you can be your authentic self.
Our set of values are important to us – "Always Human", "Stronger together", "Here to Win". This helps to shape our culture and how we work with each other, our clients and our Communities.
Dentons recognises the importance of supporting and bettering the communities in which we live and work. We invest a significant amount of time in CSR projects, with fee-earning staff offering legal expertise and other staff taking on mentoring commitments.
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