Values & Personality

Henry  Davis York's Values and Personality describe how we credibly, authentically and competitively work with clients and colleagues. Our Personality behaviours are the standards everyone at HDY applies to their work and relationships. As a result, we deliver a unique experience as a firm through our Values.


Excellence in everything we do Collectively Inventive Winning with integrity
We believe excellence is not negotiable and we apply this to everything we do. We strive for the highest standards in client satisfaction, absolute quality in the work we deliver and first rate thinking. We believe near enough is simply not good enough. Our collegiate culture and ways of working encourage deep collaboration and inventiveness. By pulling together as a team, sharing and inviting input from others, and respecting and embracing our differences, we harness the strengths of the Firm. We challenge and support each other to be the best we can be. We champion our clients’ business and tirelessly work on their behalf. We proactively anticipate issues and look for winning solutions. We are not easily deflected and never compromise our integrity. We believe where there’s a will, there’s a way.


Expert Enterprising Determined
We expect the highest standards in everything and we constantly test ourselves, asking: Can we improve? Is there a better way of working? We don’t accept second best. We are ‘can-do’, dynamic and flexible. We think outside of traditional ways of working to solve problems and seek opportunities for clients. We are open minded and willing to change; we don’t believe in the status quo. We get things done and we make things happen. We don’t shy away from difficulty or ambitious outcomes, we are confident and willing to push beyond our comfort zone to make strides on what matters most to our clients and our Firm. Action energises us.