Championing D&I: Employer of Choice 2020

Massive congratulations to our partner organisations Bell Gully, MinterEllisonRuddWatts and Russell McVeagh on being recognised in the in NZ Lawyer’s inaugural Employer of Choice 2020 report for championing diversity and inclusion within their organisations. The list recognises workplaces leading the way with policies, programs and initiatives that engage staff in 11 areas including career progression, leadership, employee health and wellbeing, communication, access to technology and resources.

Bell Gully

Bell Gully was recognised for its career progression initiatives which support all levels, inclusive and diverse environment and comprehensive health and wellbeing programme. The firm also has the BelonG committee that encapsulates a broad range of diversity and inclusion initiatives at the firm. Read more about Bell Gully’s initiatives here>


MinterEllisonRuddWatts empowers its people to discuss and adopt flexible work practices (adjusted start and finish times, working remotely etc) to best suit their lifestyle, while also meeting the demands of their role. The firm also provides other benefits including paid parental leave, discounted/subsidised health insurance amongst others. Read the full recognition here>

Russell McVeagh

The firm embraces diversity and supports all its people to thrive, providing them with training as well as an outstanding opportunity to work with a supportive culture. Read more here>