Sharpe Pritchard

Lawyers with purpose – working with you to make a difference.
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Law firm Sharpe Pritchard runs its own Desert Island Discs — all staff are profiled through a Spotify playlist every Friday. It's just one of the initiatives to make sure staff stay connected, along with regular live-event briefings, HR support for line management and social events, including magic shows and pizza-making.

Its staff are at the core of its success. The firm recognises the importance of looking after the team's wellbeing and focuses on encouraging high levels of engagement throughout the organisation.

London-based Sharpe Pritchard serves a client base comprising local authorities, other public-sector organisations, registered social landlords, commercial clients and third-sector organisations. It advises on a wide range of public law matters, spanning electoral and local government law, procurement, construction, infrastructure, data protection and information law, planning and dispute resolution.

The firm combines expert legal advice with commercial acumen, a high level of client service and an outstanding reputation for its public law work. It takes pride in building close working relationships with its clients and providing added value at every step. It also takes part in several panels, and all public sector organisations have a route to instruct it.

Sharpe Pritchard is recommended in the highest tiers of all the big legal directories, including The Legal 500, Chambers and Partners and The Times Best Law Firms. It prides itself on its deep-sector and service knowledge. Clients have access to highly experienced and specialist legal practitioners.

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Personal Growth

86% of staff agreed

The experience I gain from this job is valuable for my future

The firm's appraisal process has been refined to give it a greater focus on learning and development, offering advice on how to develop professionally. This approach means that staff know what good looks like, what the company wants them to work towards and gives greater meaning to their day-to-day work.
Fair Deal

78% of staff agreed

I am happy with the pay and benefits I receive in this job

One theme that has arisen from recent staff surveys is a desire for more employment benefits, in addition to a competitive salary. In response, the firm is now offering life assurance, income protection and smart health schemes, on top of the existing benefits.
My Company

96% of staff agreed

My work is an important part of my life

Sharpe Pritchard is unusual among top law firms in that it has achieved gender parity among its partners. Several factors have led to this, including the fact that it has offered a range of flexible working home options for some time; having more women at the top encourages others; and its family-friendly policies.
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86% of staff agreed

The experience I gain from this job is valuable for my future

The firm's appraisal process has been refined to give it a greater focus on learning and development, offering advice on how to develop professionally. This approach means that staff know what good looks like, what the company wants them to work towards and gives greater meaning to their day-to-day work.
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78% of staff agreed

I am happy with the pay and benefits I receive in this job

One theme that has arisen from recent staff surveys is a desire for more employment benefits, in addition to a competitive salary. In response, the firm is now offering life assurance, income protection and smart health schemes, on top of the existing benefits.
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96% of staff agreed

My work is an important part of my life

Sharpe Pritchard is unusual among top law firms in that it has achieved gender parity among its partners. Several factors have led to this, including the fact that it has offered a range of flexible working home options for some time; having more women at the top encourages others; and its family-friendly policies.

Quick Facts

Organisation established in
1826
Total number of UK employees
Number of UK locations
40
Employee average age
30% : 70%
Male : Female employee ratio
82%
Employees earning £35k+
10%
Employee turnover (voluntary)
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We strive for an inclusive and flexible culture of the firm, its commitment to high-quality work and true work-life balance and the competitive benefits that we offer.

Justin Mendelle, Senior Partner

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