The firm has recently carried out a series of initiatives to create an LGBT friendly workplace. It was the first private business and the only law firm to attain the Navajo kitemark in 2018. Navajo has seen them introduce a set of progressive policies, including accommodating leave to transition and enhancing same-sex maternity, paternity and adoption leave.
MSB was the only Liverpool firm to participate in the Law Society’s nationwide scheme to become LGBTQ+ Mentors. Most recently, the firm has established an Equalities and Diversity Committee, with an LGBTQ+ sub-committee headed by Paula Mansfield, family solicitor and partner. The committee will provide a platform for LGBTQ+ staff to champion diversity and ensure a voice is given to all perspectives at work, with further sub-committees for women, BAME, disability and social mobility.