Tag: mental health

Legal Cheek Podcast: Meet the Durham Uni law student tackling mental health

We sit down with social entrepreneur Lewis Baxter ?

Apr 24 2020 10:17am

Taylor Wessing extends meditation app to future trainees as it ramps up wellbeing support for home-working lawyers

City outfit set to launch virtual yoga and Skype choir sessions

Mar 25 2020 12:30pm

How to manage your mental health as a junior lawyer

Lawyers and wellbeing experts offer up their tips and advice

Mar 24 2020 12:51pm

How to deal with training contract rejection

ULaw tutor and former solicitor Harriet Pearce discusses self-care and why aspiring lawyers should be upfront about their mental health

Mar 4 2020 3:17pm

Law students to be taught meditation to prepare for workplace stress

New initiatives will also include online 'mindfulness' module

Nov 13 2019 8:47am

Taylor Wessing lawyers open up about mental health

Partners and associates share experiences of handling stress at work

Oct 31 2019 10:26am

Mental health: a once taboo subject for City lawyers

Taylor Wessing litigation partner and head of the firm’s Wellbeing Network, Laurence Lieberman, chats to Legal Cheek's Aishah Hussain

Oct 11 2019 2:25pm

Legal mental health charity to create army of ‘wellbeing advocates’

LawCare scheme launches on World Mental Health Day

Oct 10 2019 8:42am

Mental health charity pilots online messenger service in bid to reach more young lawyers

LawCare's announcement comes at the start of Mental Health Awareness Week

May 13 2019 11:20am

Three more high profile speakers announced for Future of Legal Education and Training Conference 2019

Hardwicke’s PJ Kirby QC, Brighton Uni LLB lead Zoe Swan and Frances Bennett, pioneer of Burges Salmon's legal apprenticeships scheme, to appear at Kings Place London on 22 May

May 2 2019 12:18pm

How do we tackle the legal profession’s mental health problem?

Many lawyers appear to be ‘surviving but not thriving’, says Newcastle University's Professor Richard Collier

Apr 29 2019 9:16am

Why I went public with my mental health struggles

Freshfields lawyer Lloyd Rees on the reaction to his blog, the road to recovery and raising awareness

Apr 16 2019 10:10am

Modernising the Mental Health Act

KCL postgrad Emma Diack looks at the changes ahead

Dec 20 2018 12:05pm

Improving junior lawyer wellbeing requires a cultural change, taskforce tells law firms

Long hours and billing targets among biggest contributors to poor mental health

Nov 29 2018 8:50am

Baker McKenzie chief goes on leave due to exhaustion

Firm’s global chair Paul Rawlinson follows doctor’s advice to take a break

Oct 22 2018 2:58pm
Mental wellbeing lawyers solicitors students law

8 City law firms pledge to improve lawyer wellbeing

On World Mental Health Day

Oct 10 2018 8:44am

Why lawyers need to loosen the ‘stiff upper lip’

Macho demonstrations of 'resilience' are overrated

Sep 13 2017 2:41pm

Why lawyers are particularly vulnerable to mental health issues

Elizabeth Rimmer, CEO of LawCare, shares her tips on how to thrive, not just get through the day

May 8 2017 1:18pm

Hull law student goes public with battle against mental health problems

Celine Ballantine says her selfies show her descent into depression, and urges people to be more open about their struggles

Mar 6 2017 2:16pm