Mental health insights for legal professionals

Solicitors, barristers, and others working within law are facing huge pressures, which can make burnout and negative mental wellbeing a reality. We're advocates of proactive mental health management, and here we offer some guidance on handling wellbeing issues within the sector.

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Almost 35% of UK barristers feel down or in low spirits

As The Bar Council reports on poor mental health within the sector, we look at why its imperative that there’s support available in the workplace of law...

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Mental Health Stigma in the Legal Sector

There is a decline in mental health in the legal sector. But why, when so many enjoy and take huge pride in being able to say that they work in law? Perhaps it’s not fully due to the job role, but actually workplace culture...

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The £43 billion Legal Sector

The UK legal sector employs over 350,000 people and is worth in excess of £43bn – we talk about why it should be protected...

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Emotional and Physical Exhaustion in the Legal Sector – Let's Talk About It

Working day in, day out with lots of intense work means that there’s big risks of burnout for legal professionals. UKIM Consultant Occupational Health Physician, Alison Tweedie provides some ideas on how to combat emotional and physical exhaustion...

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The Pressure of Modernisation in Law

The modernisation of technology is often very positive, however this can also bring about increased workloads and other pressures - especially for those working in law...

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Ethical Pressure & Mental Wellness

Conflicted personal and professional values in the legal profession can have a significant impact on mental wellness. Here we look at this further...

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Family Life: What It's Like For A Legal Professional

Here we talk about how family time can suffer due to the modern-day working life of legal professionals...

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Solicitors: Facing Burnout & Psychological Unsafety

At UKIM Occupational Health and Wellbeing, we understand that solicitors deal with an array of things that can impact negatively on their mental health. We look at why the legal sector has high rates of psychological unsafety and burnout...

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Why Mental Wellbeing Support Needs to Improve in the Legal Profession

At UKIM Occupational Health and Wellbeing, we understand that legal professionals encounter many challenges that can be harmful to their mental health. For barristers in particular, they can feel the immense weight on their shoulders both inside and outside the courtrooms. This is why mental wellbeing support needs to improve in the legal profession...

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