Wellbeing & Mental Health

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Wellbeing & Mental Health2020-06-12T23:25:15+01:00

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

Lawcare

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*

Live Chat

  • Tuesday – 13:15 to 17:30
  • Wednesday – 13:15 to 17:30
  • Thursday – 9:00 to 13:15

Our Counsellors

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.

  • Susan Carr LLB MA Counsellor
    Susan Carr Counselling (also specialist bereavement counsellor)
    T: ‪07543 408551‬
    Website: sccounselling.co.uk/
    LinkedIn

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
    www.wesleyan.co.uk
    Financial Advice: Retirement Planning l Investing l Funding l Insurance

Further Useful Links:

The CII (Chartered Insurance Institute) has an initiative called Insuring Womens Futures.

Remember, your health is important both physically, mentally and financially.

Wellbeing Seminars

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

Effective Communication

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

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