Community & Social Responsibility policy
At Trent Law (Solicitors) we understand that our business has an impact on society and communities. We strive to keep that impact positive. Therefore, we are committed to behaving responsibly. We will never act in a way that would diminish public confidence in us or our profession. We aim to contribute toward minimising our impact on the environment and improving the quality of the local community. Having this policy is productive for our practice and our future. It motivates our staff and enhance our reputation by making us more efficient and effective.
We are not only committed to reliability but also the highest professional standards as solicitors and the best Quality Management standards through our accreditation to Lexcel. In the fast growing corporate world, we also have a vision of considering the humane norms. Our process is simple, straightforward and our charges are competitive. Our aim is to provide you with best services at minimal cost and with peace of mind.
Our highly professional and qualified team work hard and with enthusiasm to achieve and maintain our standards. We do not differentiate between clients when it comes to the care and quality of work. We are committed to constantly improve of our service through training and development. We have measures in place to facilitate in helping us operate responsible, non-discriminatory recruitment and employment practices.
Our Contribution to Community
We are proud to have acted for vulnerable members of the community, particularly with problems concerning children, domestic violence, mental health and employment law. In eligible cases we acted pro-bono and for other cases accepted payment on a break-even basis. Our pro-bono cases have never been different from any paid case.
In considering our impact on the community, we have resolved:
Allow members of staff time off work, whenever possible to enable them to carry out work in support of their chosen charity;
We are committed to ensuring that our policy remains effective. All members of staff are encouraged to make further suggestions in relation to initiatives we could undertake.
Consideration for the Environment
In considering the environment, we have resolved:
To encourage environmental responsibility amongst our contracts, suppliers, and staff and include environmental considerations in our purchasing and procurement processes
To minimise our consumption of natural resources and manages waste through responsible disposal and the reuse and recycling
We are aiming to be a paper free office and our case management system is digital. Staff are encouraged not to print documents unless absolutely necessary or to print documents double sided
To minimise our use of electricity by ensuring all electrical equipment is turned off when not in use.