Is being a lawyer more stressful than it used to be? – The Times

Posted April 10th, 2007 in legal profession by sally

“Much has been said about the importance of a ‘work-life balance’, but how far has the profession come in actually achieving it? Last month, The Times reported on the establishment of a helpline for stressed judges, who are finding themselves increasingly isolated and struggling to cope. The arduous working hours of associates at leading City firms has been exhaustively reported. But what of senior lawyers, the partners and silks – are they finding working in the law more stressful?”

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The Times, 10th April 2007