Ashurst are a leading global law firm with a rich history spanning almost 200 years and operating in 27 offices in 16 countries across the globe. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law.

 Fostering an inclusive culture is key to Ashurst’s vision of being the most progressive global law firm. It allows us to offer exceptional service to our clients and a great place for our people to work. That is why diversity and inclusion are at the core of our business strategy. We aim to provide a truly inclusive environment at Ashurst where individuals are able to bring their whole self to work, whatever their sexual orientation or gender identity. Our employee network Spectrum works to support our LGBTIQA+ colleagues and allies to raise awareness of issues relating to and affecting that population and the wider LGBTIQA+ community.

Spectrum have led a number of key initiatives and programmes focusing on LGBTIQA+ inclusion to build a more diverse and inclusive culture at Ashurst including the launch of the firm's global transitioning policy across their network of offices to support employees who may be transitioning or considering transitioning, the firm's support for Australian Marriage Equality and hosting a range of events and workshops for staff and our clients to build awareness and understanding of key issues impacting the LGBTIQA+ community.

Ashurst have been a proud supporter of Wear it Purple for many years and the incredible work they undertake to support and empower rainbow young people. We look forward to working with Wear it Purple to create more inclusive and safe community for LGBTIQA+ youth.