OUR PEOPLE OUR GOVERNANCE SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: 201 SUSTAINA AusLSA GENERAL MEMBER: F L E XIBLE WORKPLA C E I N C LUSIVE WORKPLA C E GENDER EQUALITY • International Women's Day participant • WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality • WGEA Pay Equity Ambassador • Gender equitable briefings • Sponsorship-high potential women/men in partner pipeline • Inclusive leadership & Unconscious bias training • Executive coaching • Flexible working • Childcare INITIATIVES: C O D E O F C O N DUCT / RISK M A N A G E M E N T • Pride in Diversity Membership • LGBTI Awareness training • Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) reporting • IDAHOT Day Participant • Wear It Purple Day participant • Each of our Australian offices holds a signature LGBTI event each year INITIATIVES: POLICY • Flexible hours of work • Time in lieu • Part time work • Job sharing • Telecommuting • Unpaid leave • Carer’s leave • Personal leave including carer’s leave, domestic violence-related leave INITIATIVES: P H YSICAL WELLBEI N G • Ergonomics • Health checks • Flu vaccinations • Work based physical fitness • Mindfulness programs • Resilience workshops • Mental health shared induction sessions (shared with other Resilience@Law member law firms) • City to Surf. INITIATIVES: P S Y C H O LOGICAL WELL B E I N G • Signatory to the TJMF • RUOK programs participant • Confidential professional psychological support • Mental health first aid training • Professional resilience workshops • On-site psychologist Dr Chris Stevens available in person or via Skype INITIATIVES: STAFF SURVEYS STAFF SURVEYS RETURN TO WORK AFTER PARENTAL LEAVE 84% PRIMARY CARER SECONDARY CARER 3 WEEKS 18 WEEKS POLICY POLICY POLICY D I V E R S I T Y POLICY PUBLISHED L G B T I POLICY PUBLISHED PAIDPARENTALLEAVE PARTNERS LEGAL STAFF NON-LEGAL STAFF 27% FEMALE 54% FEMALE 69% FEMALE POLICY PUBLISHED GENDER EQUITY TARGET CODE OF CONDUCT TRAINING BCP OR ERP COMPLAINTS & GRIEVANCE MECHANISM RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS At Herbert Smith Freehills we are committe with doing what we can to reduce o Herbert Smith Freehills is one of the wo businesses, bringing the best people togethe exceptional legal services and s We combine our deep global and regional s market knowledge and insights, working wit most influential organisations on some of t transactions. Operating as one global team, we use inn and processes to deliver intelligent, effi We care about the communities we w seriously our responsibility to contr them. Headcount: 1,801 (FTE) Our ‘Leading for Inclusion’ strategy for D&I directly supports the firm’s global strategic plan. The following strategies and programs support our culture: • global diversity policy • gender targets (30% women in the partnership and leadership roles by 2019) • unconscious bias and inclusive leadership training • sponsorship program which supports high potential lawyers and partners at key career points • multiculturalism • annual Global Diversity Week across our global network - parental Leave • 18 weeks paid leave for primary carers and 3 weeks for non-primary carers • individual coaching with external coaches for lawyers returning to work after parental leave • flexible work, around 20% of our people work less than full time • Working Smarter initiative which encourages people to work in a more agile way, including from home • firm-funded emergency childcare • active global Iris Network for LGBTI- identifying people and allies • mental health and wellbeing, our mental health strategy (which includes mindfulness training) is built around awareness and education; removing stigma; self-help strategies and providing support/resources. Herbert Smith Freehills’ risk management strategy is based on building and maintaining a quality culture and a risk culture at all levels across the firm and a robust claims prevention and management approach. It is underpinned by our professional and ethical duties as lawyers and the need to protect our clients and the firm’s business interests. The firm’s culture is supported by a comprehensive program of business and risk management policies and procedures, incident reporting, auditing and training. The firm has a separate General Counsel and Risk function which is responsible for managing professional risk, enterprise and information security.