Resilience is the ability to adapt and bounce back when things don’t go as planned. It is a key quality we need to foster in the legal profession in order to keep going as we face the inevitable challenges ahead.

Resilience is vital to survive and thrive in the current climate. Resilient lawyers will be able to utilise their skills and strengths to cope and recover from problems and challenges. It isn’t about coping ‘no matter what’, suppressing our feelings and just getting on with it, but about understanding our thought processes and emotions and looking after ourselves.

For senior managers and leaders, resilience is vital as staff look to them for reassurance and to motivate them as the captain...

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