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We provide information and support to anyone in the legal community experiencing mental health and wellbeing problems. We work to raise awareness, promote understanding and to improve the culture and practice of law.
Our vision is a legal community that values good mental health and wellbeing, where people thrive. We support all branches of the legal profession, including their support staff and their families.
Feeling the pressure of work or study, experiencing relationship or financial problems, coping with illness bereavement, anxiety or depression? We provide emotional support and useful resources.
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In 2018 we conducted five focus groups with a total of 29 legal professionals (mainly solicitors and barristers) across the United Kingdom... Read More
The number of legal professionals contacting the charity LawCare for emotional support continues to rise year on year, with 677 people... Read More
Legal mental health and wellbeing charity LawCare and academics at the University of Sheffield and The Open University launch a new free... Read More
You are not alone if you are feeling the pressures of work or study or coping with relationship or financial problems, illness, bereavement, dependency or anxiety. Many lawyers face challenges such as these. Read true stories of how people in the legal community have coped with difficult times.
I was working for a firm in Monaghan, and had forged a good career there, spanning 20 years, since I’d first qualified. I started to... Read More
My name is Jonathan de Lance-Holmes and I work for Linklaters LLP as a partner in the Investment Management Group. I have been working for... Read More
Like most of my friends I enjoyed a drink through my late teens and early twenties, usually at the weekend. I qualified as a psychiatric... Read More
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