Our TLT Impact report 2023 shares the actions we are taking to address some of the biggest environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

As a responsible and future-focused business, we strive to protect and prepare our clients for what comes next. We challenge ourselves to go beyond expectations to accelerate the pace of positive and sustainable change for our people, planet, and communities.

We collaborate with others to deliver positive environmental, economic and social outcomes, thinking long-term and supporting our people in their work, development and wellbeing.

We are taking action that will have an enduring impact.

The highlights are below - learn more about the initiatives behind our results in our 2023 Impact report.

Date published

08 November 2023

Written by

Sasha Butterworth

Sasha Butterworth

People | Empowering our open, inclusive and innovative culture

At TLT, we value individuality and focus on creating the right environment for colleagues to reach their potential and deliver great work for our clients.

Read some of our highlights below:

  • Reached our target for 33% female representation at partner level 2 years early
  • Featured in The Times Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality.
  • Enhanced the support available at critical life stages, specifically for menopause and pregnancy loss.
  • Committed to a target of 35% ethnic minority representation in earlier careers by 2030.
  • Achieved Gold in Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index and ranked in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers list.
  • Ranked 47th in the Social Mobility Employer Index (rising from 64th).
  • Won the People in Law Award for Excellence in Learning & Development.
  • 88% of our people told us they’re proud to work at TLT

Planet | Using our position to inspire, support and drive progress

In our Impact Report, you’ll see how we are driving sustainable change across the legal industry, sharing best practice to help educate our peers, clients, colleagues and suppliers. 

Read more below:

  • Committed to being net-zero by 2040 – our ambitious targets have been validated by the Science Based Targets Initiative
  • Awarded a prestigious Climate Change ‘B’ score from CDP
  • Made a 100% switch to renewable energy across our offices
  • Won Lloyds Bank Sustainable Business of the Year at the Edie Awards
  • The first corporate partner of Belmont Estate
  • Legal partner of Forest Green Rovers, the “world’s greenest football club”
  • Members of The Chancery Lane Project and co-signatories of the Greener litigation pledge.
  • Awarded Best Law Firm for Eco-friendliness by Legal Cheek
  • Places | Listening to, working with and adding value to our local communities

    We empower all colleagues to support the charities and causes that are close to them, as well as working with the communities in our office locations to build resilience and help level the playing field.  

    Learn more, below:

    • Charity partners all connect with our commitment to improve social mobility
    • £217,000 under management with Quartet Community Fund
    • TLT colleagues spent 375 hours volunteering
    • 1000s of nature trips have been funded for children through our Belmont estate partnership
    • 192 hours spent reading with primary school students
    • 2002 students offered career insights through our partnership with Springpod
    • Active partners in urban regeneration in our city locations
    • Signatory of the Law Society Pro Bono Charter

    "The changing world around us has accelerated our ambition and progress. I am so proud of all that we have achieved. This impact report is a testament to the hard work, innovative spirit, and collaborative culture every day at TLT." Sasha Butterworth, Senior Partner

    To learn more about our impact on people, planet and places in 2023, please download the full report.


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