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Awards & accreditations
Russell-Cooke is a Lexcel accredited law firm
Lexcel is the Law Society's practice management standard. It is a scheme for any type of practice to certify that certain standards have been met following independent assessment. The Lexcel practice management standard is only awarded to solicitors who meet the highest management and customer care standards. Lexcel accredited practices undergo rigorous independent assessment every year to ensure they meet required standards of excellence in areas such as client care, case management and risk management.www.lawsociety.org.uk
Living Wage Foundation
Russell-Cooke is an accredited Living Wage employer
The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Russell-Cooke, regardless of whether they are permanent employees or third-party contractors and suppliers; receive the living wage.
The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually. The Living Wage is calculated according to the basic cost of living using the ‘Minimum Income Standard’ for the UK. Decisions about what to include in this standard are set by the public; it is a social consensus about what people need to make ends meet.
Employers choose to pay the Living Wage on a voluntary basis.www.livingwage.org.uk