1. Select the category which best describes your role in the firm
|Solicitor (sole practitioner, partner, member or director) - 4
||Members or directors who are not solicitors should be recorded in the 'Managerial role' category below.
|Solicitor - 7
||All other practising solicitors including assistant solicitors, associates or consultants. Includes Registered European Lawyers and Registered Foreign Lawyers.
|Other fee earning role - 1
||Includes fee earners such as trainee solicitors, legal executives (who are not chartered or a fellow) and paralegals ie those who are not 'authorised persons'.
|Role directly supporting a fee earner - 19
||Includes legal secretaries, administrators, legal assistants, or non fee earning paralegals.
|Managerial role - 1
||Includes non lawyer managers, directors, or members and others such as practice managers, finance or account managers etc.
|IT/ HR/ other corporate services role - 1
||Not an authorised person and not individuals in a managerial role - includes finance or accountancy roles.
||Individuals authorised by the Bar Standards Board.
|Chartered Legal Executive (Fellow of CILEX)
||Individuals authorised by ILEX Professional Standards.
||Individuals authorised by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers.
|Patent or Trade Mark Attorney
||Individuals authorised by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board.
||Individuals authorised by the Costs Lawyer Standards Board.
||Individuals authorised by the Master of the Faculties.
|Prefer not to say
Please note: If an individual has a condition which fits the Equality Act definition, they should tick 'Yes' to this question even if they do not feel in any way limited by that condition.
If you changed your type of school during your education, or were educated partly in the UK and partly outside, please select the category that applies to your main place of education in the last two years of your education.
If you look after more than one person, please total the hours spent caring for both or all individuals and select the correct category for the total number of hours.