Allen & Overy LGBT poster provokes social media hilarity

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Not sure the magic circle firm thought this one through…


The legal twitterati couldn’t help but have a little giggle at one of Allen & Overy’s well-meaning LGBT initiatives today.

Courtesy of employment law barrister Sean Jones QC, social media was treated to a snap of a pro-inclusivity poster from the magic circle giant. It is titled “A&Out”, and features diversity buzzwords such as “SUPPORTIVE”, “COMMUNITY” and “BELONGING”.

As non-practising solicitor and former international rugby star Brian Moore pointed out, while the sentiment is there, we’re not sure the wording of the poster has been thought through…