Tag: mental health

Charity tells corporate law firms to ‘actively step in’ and protect lawyers mental health

Mindful Business Charter's open letter follows death of City partner

Apr 3 2024 8:09am

IBA releases guidance for law schools to safeguard student mental health

Wellbeing issues should not be sign of weakness, says International Bar Association

Mar 18 2024 8:14am

Surge in bullying reports to lawyer wellbeing charity

LawCare records one of its 'busiest years ever'

Feb 5 2024 8:46am

TC applications, exams and volume of work among top sources of stress for law students

Exclusive research: Profession's wellbeing efforts branded 'performative' in Legal Cheek mental health survey

Dec 15 2022 10:47am

‘An open letter to my fellow lawyers — it’s time to be completely honest about mental health’

Lack of support coupled with poor work-life balance is creating a "perfect storm", warns doctor turned trainee solicitor Gavriel Sapir

Aug 1 2022 10:48am

Fewer than a quarter of burnt-out lawyers feel supported by their firm

Lack of help comes despite research showing vast majority have suffered exhaustion at some point in their careers

May 30 2022 9:14am

Law firms could face action over ‘unreasonable’ lawyer workloads, SRA warns

Solicitors' watchdog says firms should do all they reasonably can to protect staff wellbeing

Feb 9 2022 11:01am

Lawyer wellbeing charity LawCare sees spike in stress-related calls

Almost two-thirds of all contacts from trainee and junior lawyers

Jan 31 2022 10:15am

‘Toxic work culture’ impacting productivity, say half of legal workers

New research finds nearly two fifths feel less engaged with their roles as a result

Jan 19 2022 11:31am

Lawyers at risk of ‘burnout, breakdown, or leaving profession’

More than 7 out of 10 legal workers claim their job negatively impacts mental health, new research finds

Dec 16 2021 11:13am

‘The pressure to be mentally strong can be dangerous’

BTC student Natasha Kirkpatrick reflects on her own personal challenges ahead of the launch of bar mental health support network BLEMI

Oct 4 2021 10:49am

Over two-thirds of lawyers have suffered mental ill-health

Lawyer wellbeing charity LawCare calls for profession-wide change in new report

Sep 28 2021 7:59am

The burnout profession? Why City law culture needs to change

Ex-corporate lawyer Charlene Gisele reflects on her own mental health struggles while offering her top tips to prevent work-related exhaustion before it starts

Jul 27 2021 9:21am

Junior lawyer mental health hit hardest by lockdown, research reveals

When compared with WFH experience of senior solicitors

Mar 11 2021 10:40am

Home-working: 3 out of 4 solicitors experiencing feelings of isolation and lack of motivation

Cracks beginning to show in WFH model, particularly among juniors, report finds

Dec 9 2020 9:28am

JLD welcomes decision not to strike off struggling junior lawyer

Susan Orton binned documents 'in a moment of sheer panic'

Oct 23 2020 12:26pm

Not being allowed to work from home among top COVID-19 concerns to lawyer-wellbeing helpline

LawCare stats released to mark start of Mental Health Awareness Week

May 18 2020 10:31am