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Big Law 16 February 2024 ByVanessa BennettMaximising lawyer utilisation and profitability

For lawyers, it is essential to look to neuroscience, instead of “woo-woo”, to prevent burnout, writes Vanessa...

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The Bar 23 October 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyJagot J: ‘Work hours matter’ in addressing burnout

High Court Justice Jayne Jagot says a “critical look” at the culture of legal workplaces is paramount if the scourge...

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Big Law 23 October 2023 ByMalavika SanthebennurUsing data to measure workplace mental health is key

Mental health issues can be more pronounced for women in the workplace due to various factors. An advocate said...

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Big Law 28 September 2023 ByLauren CroftThe ‘direct business ramifications’ of burnout in law

As the foundations underpinning the culture in the legal industry and traditional law firms remain flawed, the managing...

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Big Law 14 September 2023 ByStefanie CostiLegal workplaces are far from ‘OK’

Certain legal workplaces have absolutely no business hopping on the R U OK? Day bandwagon, writes Stefanie Costi.

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The Bar 31 July 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyNZ chief judges move to address concerns for lawyers’ wellbeing

The chief judges of both the High Court and District Court in New Zealand have taken the “unusual step” of writing...

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SME Law 10 July 2023 ByStefanie CostiWorkplace PTSD haunts lawyers

It is imperative that we unmask the legal world’s silent nightmare, writes Stefanie Costi.

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Big Law 30 June 2023 ByIsabella Ferguson‘Dry July’ motivation for stressed lawyers

I work with many lawyers, and without fail, the word that is used to describe their lives after a break from alcohol is...

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SME Law 22 June 2023 ByLauren CroftThe benefit of 12 paid wellness days a year

This boutique offers its staff one fully paid wellness or mental health day a month on top of regular leave entitlements...

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Big Law 22 June 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonStudent claims legal admission board discriminated against disability

A former law student demanded the Legal Profession Admission Board (LPAB) publicly apologise and hand over more than...

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