Legal profession facing talent drain as mental health problems surge – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted April 27th, 2018 in mental health, news, solicitors by tracey

‘The proportion of trainees who have experienced mental health problems has more than doubled in the last year, a survey has found, as junior lawyers continue to report severe levels of stress. In its 2018 resilience and wellbeing survey, the Law Society’s Junior Lawyers Division (JLD) found that 39% of trainees reported suffering from mental health problems, up from 19% last year. Among the division’s members as a whole, 38% of respondents said they had experienced mental health problems in the past year, up from 26% last time.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 27th April 2018