The WoRisGo Code of Conduct reflects the high standards of ethical business conduct that the
Company enforces in its operation. It is for them to bear in mind their personal
to the Company to follow the Code of Conduct in both spirit and letter.
The code is applicable to the employees, consultants, interns, attorneys, management
contractors of WoRisGo in all locations.
HONESTY, INTEGRITY AND RESPECT:
We are expected to be honest and use the highest levels of integrity in all we do. Honesty
integrity are to be demonstrated even when no one else is looking. We gain trust of our
customers and clients by treating others with dignity, honesty, respect, and fairness. We
continue to demonstrate these values in all our interactions every single day.
As colleagues we should be open, transparent, and respectful of others and understand that
work is as important as our work.
Our clients may have demands on our time and we are expected to excel in customer
We must strive to give every project, every case, every client interaction the very best.
must be passion in everything we do. We must strive to meet client, partner and customer
expectations of privacy, quality, reliability, approachability, and business integrity.
Our dedication, hard work and sincerity to our work is reflective in our personality. We
continue to strive and improve our craft and critically assess what we could have done
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
We strive to have a diverse workforce and create a business environment which enables us to
attract, retain and nourish talent. It is this talent which leads to quality delivery and
We respect and acknowledge the diverse customs, cultures, and business practices we
encounter in the international marketplace.
We cannot act in a manner that could be perceived as discriminatory, threatening,
disrespectful or demeaning.
Our consultants work at a variety of client locations. Several client policies govern our
those locations. We are bound by all client policies as well as the policies of WoRisGo.
During any review, we are required to fully cooperate with management. We will completely,
truthfully, and promptly comply with all requests for information, including but not limited
interviews, files, phone records and documents, during such a review.
As an employee, consultant, retainer, intern at WoRisGo we have access to and / or may
develop intellectual property. Upon being a part of WoRisGo, we assign all rights relating
to our creation of intellectual property to WoRisGo. This intellectual property includes but
not limited to inventions, ideas, software, publications, templates, publications, and other
materials that relate to WoRisGo practice areas.
If you must leave the company for any reason, including retirement, we are duty bound to
all WoRisGo property, including documents, emails and all media which contain
WoRisGo proprietary information. It is pertinent to note that WoRisGo's ownership of
intellectual property that has been created while you were an WoRisGo
retainer/attorney/consultant/intern continues after you leave the company.
FAIR TRADE PRACTICES:
We will compete fairly. WoRisGo sells our products and services solely on their merits. We
not mislead our potential customers/client by giving incorrect information about our
competitors, their products, and their services. We will ensure any comparisons to
are an accurate representation of their services and products and no intentional
misrepresentation is slipped in. We will not enter agreements with competitors to set
limit approaches; or divide up customers or slice up markets.
Our clients share various confidential information with us. We respect our legal, moral and
ethical responsibilities to protect client information. We do not discuss client information
with those who do not need to know.
We restrict the access, storage and printing of confidential information to a need to know
basis. Clients give us a variety of confidential information and it is imperative we treat
information with confidentiality.
We are required to use sound judgement, ethical conduct and discretion when considering
gifts or accepting gifts/hospitality in business settings. These customs and regulations may
differ from country to country. We are required to not just follow the law of the land but
in compliance to the giver/receiver's organisational policy requirement.
A kickback, a bribe or anything that can be perceived with a corrupt intent is strictly
prohibited. Additionally, certain ethical restrictions may also be considered hiring a
consultant or employee or intern who is related to a government officer with whom WoRisGo or
existing client has direct business. This embargo applies for 6 months after such a business
engagement is over. WoRisGo consultants neither receive nor give bribes.
In addition to local laws on bribery and corruption, the United Kingdom Bribery Act and the
United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act may also apply to WoRisGo and its consultants.
WoRisGo and its consultants shall take all possible measures to comply with these laws.
Reporting requirements apply to all violations.
DISCLOSURES FOR M&A:
When working with listed companies, we need to ensure we treat their confidential
with the highest care. This would include information of M&A, research notes, news of
large-scale investments in the market that can potentially be perceived as inside
If we know that the client is planning a major joint venture, a merger or an acquisition we
not trade in that security and keep this information confidential. This embargo shall be for
days. Additionally, the consultant is required to disclose all personal trading
Our full time retainers/employees/consultants/lawyers as well as other administrative and
legal staff are expected to give a complete prior disclosure of the work that they wish to
undertake outside the aegis of the offices of WoRisGo either individually or in association
another office, and WoRisGo shall have the right to restrict undertaking of any such work in
entirely and/or shall have the first right to refusal with regard to any such work.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST:
An obvious conflict of interest is aiding a client or an organisation that markets its
and services which are in competition with our products and services. We will not, without
written and approved consent of WoRisGo management work for or engage with such an
in any capacity.
SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE:
While on social media we can make clear our company details, affiliation and will not
and give out details that are confidential. Writing in public forum, for journals,
and newspapers is encouraged but must be accompanied with a disclaimer that “Views are
and not official company statement".
We understand that there might be instances when the electronic or print media might
for our views. Only the CEO are authorised to speak to the media and respond to queries. In
absence of the CEO, a call back number will be taken, and management will be updated about
HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT [HSE]:
We endeavour to clearly communicate our HSE commitments, responsibilities and performance to
employees, our contractors and the public and we will provide information to all relevant
parties on the safe use, handling, transportation, storage, recycling, reuse and dispose of
materials, products and wastes.
Non-compliance to the code will attract disciplinary action which can be a combination of
compensation, extra working hours, cessation of working relationship/consulting/service
(whatever is applicable) and legal action, if necessary. Employees, interns, consultants or
management trainees who become aware of or suspect a that a violation of company policies
particularly laws of the land are under an obligation to report the same to senior
Reporting is not governed by hierarchy and the consultant can directly approach the head of
legal and/or risk management at their respective emails/phone number.