Mental health and wellbeing in the legal community has become a growing concern internationally in recent years.
While many employers are now seeing the wellbeing of their employees as an important part of their business, we remain a long way off alleviating the negative stress and pressures many people in the profession experience.
The covid-19 pandemic changed the way most of the profession worked overnight. In terms of positive effects, lockdown encouraged us to have more open conversations with our colleagues about how we are feeling during these uncertain times and it has allowed us to see a more human side of our colleagues.
There have, of course, been many negative implications. For many lawyers, working from hom...