Your Wellbeing and Mental Health means a lot to us. We do not want you to burn out.
“The law is a marathon not sprint. We need to look after our mental health on the journey”. Sally Penni, Barrister at Law and founder of Women in the Law UK
As COVID 19 continues, the weeks are getting tougher for families, children, women and fathers in the law – We are here to support you.
Please take advantage of the free help we are offering.
- Join Free our Lunch & Learn sessions between 1-2 pm every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (using Zoom)
(Please register on eventbrite via our Webinars page)
- Time to talk and check you are okay? Every Thursday evening 7-9pm (all in confidence). Our wellbeing counsellor and therapist and financial adviser are present – we laugh and cry, no judgement.
- Support You Can Call:
- Our Wellbeing Counsellors
- Financial Wellbeing Advisers
- Our Mental Health Support
The LawCare support service is for those who work in the legal profession and their families, they Do Not offer legal advice to the general public.
If you need legal advice The Law Society of England & Wales, Law Society of Scotland or The Law Society of Northern Ireland can help you identify a solicitor close to where you live. You can also contact the Citizens Advice Bureau, or search for your nearest Legal Advice Centre.
Lawcare has a free helpline Support 0800 279 6888 (from outside the UK +44 1268 921 600). Monday – Friday 9am–5.30pm*
- Tuesday – 13:15 to 17:30
- Wednesday – 13:15 to 17:30
- Thursday – 9:00 to 13:15
Women in the Law UK have always had for our members access to Wellbeing Counsellors and Therapists who are both ex solicitors and very experienced counsellors.
- Kate Thorpe Therapy & Coaching
T: 07515 152806
- Susan Carr LLB MA Counsellor
Susan Carr Counselling (also specialist bereavement counsellor)
T: 07543 408551
Wesleyan – Financial Wellbeing Support & Financial Health Checks
Financial help and advice for lawyers can be obtained free from our partners Wesleyan who are the endorsed partners suggested by the Law Society of England and Wales.
For advice and help Contact Sarah Deacon and her team for a free no obligation financial health check and planning for the future.
- Sarah Deacon – Wesleyan Area Manager
T: 0345 353 2937
Wesleyan Financial Services Ltd
Colmore Circus, Birmingham B4 6AR
Switchboard: 0121 200 3003
Financial Advice: Retirement Planning l Investing l Funding l Insurance
Further Useful Links:
Remember, your health is important both physically, mentally and financially.
If you missed any of our Wellbeing seminars you can watch them all again here. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel.
10 Tips on Mental Wellbeing
Exercise and Nutrition
Disability in the Legal Profession
What is Neurodiversity
Top tips on a healthy mindset
How to build up resilience
How to be a General Counsel
Time Management with Sue Tonks
Managing your wellbeing during lock down
Effective Financial Management for Female Lawyers