Quality and consistency through collaboration

Sparke Helmore is delighted to be recognised by Insurance Business Australia as one of 17 companies to achieve the 5-Star Excellence Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 2022, which recognises organisations that work within the insurance industry and promote a culture in which individuals at all levels and backgrounds feel supported and heard.

Gillian Davidson, Commercial Insurance Partner and Chair of our Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee said: “We’re proud of the culture that has been built and supported over the years. Through the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee, management and importantly, the dedication of our employee groups we are committed to always improving and challenging ourselves to be even better so that all people of all backgrounds and experiences can thrive.”

We’re thrilled to be recognised alongside our colleagues in the insurance industry and look forward to working with our people and clients to keep pushing the bar.”

This acknowledgment sits proudly alongside a number of great achievements over the last year, including:

  • Inclusive Employer by Diversity Council of Australia
  • WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation, which we’ve held since 2018
  • Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year, Australasian Law Awards 2022

You can read the full report here.

About Sparke Helmore

We’ve come a long way since our doors first opened in the Hunter in 1882. We’ve had an office in Sydney since the ‘60s and we recently opened our ninth office in Darwin.

We cover six key areas of law – Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Insurance, Government, Property Environment & Finance, Statutory Lines of Insurance and Workplace – with more than 30 specialised areas of expertise. We’re a truly national, full service and proudly Australian firm that delivers results through deep collaboration with our clients. Wherever our clients need us, that’s where we’ll be.

Covering a big country needs a big team—we’re more than 850 people now and still growing. And in true Australian spirit, we’re friendly, approachable and easy to work with. And when you work with one of us, you get the expertise of all of us.

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