Mental Health

A problem shared is a problem halved: is that the case for lawyers?

Creating a safe space for lawyers to share their feelings can improve mental health and wellbeing, write Nikki Edwards and Avneet Baryan

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Pinsent Masons seeks ‘lasting change’ after inquest into partner’s death sparks mental health debate

Details of circumstances surrounding death of Vanessa Ford led to outcry over pressures lawyers face at work

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Bar Council to commission review after reports of bullying and harassment grow

Barristers’ professional body for England and Wales commits to tackle ‘systemic issue’

Menopause in the legal profession: how senior managers can help

For World Menopause Day, Moore Barlow’s Sarah Andrews discusses how senior managers can help women continue to thrive in their legal careers as she describes her own menopause story

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'Talk to someone' – LawCare's chief executive on the need for lawyers to be more open about mental health

Elizabeth Rimmer explains why stigma is the main obstacle preventing improvements in wellbeing within the profession – and what can be done about it

Baroness Floella Benjamin to host Women and Diversity in Law Awards

Prominent diversity and children’s rights campaigner will join 400 guests at next Tuesday’s awards in London

IBA launches new global commission to improve lawyer wellbeing

Commission is co-chaired by American Bar Association president Deborah Enix-Ross

UK lawyers increasingly concerned about their career prospects, LawCare study shows

Some 22% of legal professionals called LawCare with career concerns last year, up from 8% a year earlier