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HFW Signs Yacht Industry Diversity and Inclusion Pledge

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has signed a pledge committing it to help improve diversity and inclusion within the yacht industry.

  1. To monitor and report diversity data. 
  2. To conduct fair recruitment processes. 
  3. To ensure balance and representation in marketing materials and activities. 
  4. To assign a 'champion' to actively support and monitor performance against the pledge resolutions.

HFW is one of more than 35 organisations from across the global yacht industry to have signed the pledge. The organisations will share knowledge and resources to help create a more diverse and inclusive yacht industry.

HFW Partner William MacLachlan is a member of the She of the Sea advisory board, and the firm has also provided pro bono legal support.

William MacLachlan, Partner, HFW:

"At HFW, we are committed to building practices and cultures that actively facilitate, cultivate and celebrate diversity and inclusion at all levels. We look forward to working with the rest of the She and the Sea signatories to help create a more diverse and inclusive yacht industry."

HFW's market-leading yacht team advise clients across the industry on the full lifecycle of yachting issues, from design and construction to sale and purchase.

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About HFW

HFW is a leading global law firm in the aerospace, commodities, construction, energy and resources, insurance, and shipping sectors. The firm has more than 600 lawyers, including 185 partners, based in offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. HFW prides itself on its deep industry expertise and its entrepreneurial, creative and collaborative culture.

For further information, please contact:

Chris Johnson
Head of Communications
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