Stress and the City - the charity on call for struggling legal professionals
In an increasingly competitive legal sector it is understandable that many lawyers are unwilling to admit to human weakness, but those counselling struggling legal professionals believe that the number failing to cope has risen notably in recent years. As it is, occupational psychologists often argue that lawyers are relatively prone to depression because pessimists – people able to foresee problems – do better at law. In addition, lawyers also tend to see themselves as problem-solvers, and charities such as LawCare think lawyers are therefore often unwilling to seek help.
With work-related stress among lawyers on the rise since the banking crisis hit the markets, Sofia Lind profiles the work of LawCare, which seeks to help struggling law professionals
This premium content is reserved for
Legal Week Subscribers.
Subscribe today and get 10% off.
A PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION PROVIDES:
- Trusted insight, news and analysis from the UK and across the globe
- Connections to senior business lawyers within the leading law firms and legal departments
- Unique access to ALM's unrivalled, market-leading reporting in the US and Asia and cutting-edge research, including Legal Week's UK Top 50 and Global 100 rankings
- The Legal Week Daily News Alert, Editor's Highlights, and Breaking News digital newsletters and more, plus a choice of over 70 ALM newsletters
- Optimized access on all of your devices: desktop, tablet and mobile
- Complete access to the site's full archive of more than 56,000 articles
Already have an account? Sign In Now
For enterprise-wide or corporate enquiries, please contact Paul Reeves on Preeves@alm.com or call on +44 (0) 203 875 0651