The work of barristers and clerks is often demanding and pressured. This guide explores the issue of stress in the legal profession, with tips and pointers to further support.
The Staying well guide from Wellbeing at the Bar is designed to support barristers and clerks when they are experiencing stress and pressure in their jobs.
It features an introductory video looking at the symptoms of stress, then explores five ways in which it can be reduced, based on theby The New Economics Foundation. Each step is explored the in the context of the legal profession, covering the unique challenges those working in it might be facing.
Each step contains facts and tips, and options for further support are also signposted.