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Corporate Social Responsibility at Gilbert + Tobin
- Average rating for Corporate Social Responsibility, based on 27 reviews8.7 / 10
What projects/initiatives does your employer run and what have you worked on personally?
Gilbert + Tobin has a dedicated pro bono team, managed by two pro bono partners. Every lawyer in the firm works on pro bono projects as well. This is highly encouraged and ever incentivised, because employees who do more than 50 pro bono hours in a year do into a ballot to win a trip to Arnhem Land to engage in a cultural learning experience. I have been able to work on several pro bono projects since starting.
Indigenous programs; strong pro-bono team; charity drives and morning teas
Pro bono work and go out to schools. Could do more though.
We have a good pro bono practice but could be more ongoing initiatives in the Perth office as pro bono work appears to be done a lot by a few individuals but not spread around.
Constant work being performed by the pro bono partners that anyone in the firm can get involved with, G+T is a market leader here
There are plenty of CSR initiatives the firm runs and allows its employees to get involved in - for example, I have helped as a mentor in the Australian Business and Community Network's program to encourage school students to consider STEM subjects and careers that has taken place at my employer's office
I have participated in some interesting and rewarding CSR programs, including one partnership with ABCN that resulted directly from one of the partners who was committed to making a difference in certain disadvantaged high schools
Monterrey Secondary College mentorship program. Women's Leadership program
The firm has a dedicated pro bono team with two dedicated pro bono partners and provides nearly the highest pro bono contribution per lawyer out of any law firm in the market.
I have been involved in two Australian Business and Community (ABCN) Mentoring programs, which involve regular mentoring sessions with high school students from less privileged backgrounds. The firm welcomes students into the offices and makes an effort to ensure the experience is positive for these students.