Business Partner Questionnaire


At Mewburn Ellis we are committed to sustainable procurement. This means we are committed to promoting diversity within the business partners we choose and creating opportunities for historically disadvantaged and underrepresented groups. We also have a strong focus on the environmental responsibility of the businesses we work with.

As a potential new supplier / attorney firm partner to the firm, we would like to better understand your business and your approach to inclusion and diversity and environmental issues and ask each new business partner to complete the following short questionnaire. This helps us to assess your suitability and ensures alignment with our standards and values. Your responses will be treated confidentially.

Below is a summary of the questions you would be asked if you were to become a business partner of the firm. This survey is sent to you electronically as a link to complete by your purchasing contact. The questions are outlined below for your information. 

Company / Contact Information:

  • Full company name
  • Company number (or equivalent)
  • VAT number (UK/DE companies only)
  • Company Address
  • City
  • County / State
  • Post / ZIP Code
  • Country
  • Website
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Email Address
  • Contact Telephone Number
  • Mewburn Ellis Contact

Business Details:

  • Year of Establishment
  • Type of Business Entity (e.g., Corporation, Partnership etc)
  • Sector 
  • Number of Full-Time Employees
  • Annual Revenue (last fiscal year)

Environmental Questions:

  • Do you have an environmental policy? If so please upload this policy.
  • Have you obtained any environmental certifications or accreditations (e.g., ISO 14001 / EcoVadis, CDP)? If yes, please provide details.
  • Do you monitor and manage Scope 1, 2 & 3 emissions from your business?
  • Have you signed up to Science Based Targets? 

Diversity Questions

  • Please select the category that best represents your business ownership. Definition of Diverse Suppliers: Businesses that are at least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by individuals who are members of historically disadvantaged or underrepresented groups. This includes, but is not limited to, ethnic minority-owned, women-owned, LGBTQ+-owned and disabled-owned businesses.
  • Please provide evidence to confirm your business is diverse.
  • Do you have an Inclusion & Diversity Policy? If so please upload this policy.
  • Is there any additional information you would like to share regarding the diversity of your business, capabilities, or relevant certifications? 


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