As a Costs Lawyer, you have access to the support services provided by our friends at LawCare.
LawCare is the mental wellbeing charity for the legal profession. They offer free, confidential, emotional support, peer support, and resources to those working in the law in the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. They promote mental health and wellbeing best practice in legal workplaces and drive culture change in education, training and practice. They have been supporting legal professionals for over 25 years and understand life in the law.
The support service offers a safe place to talk without judgement. They listen; with helpline calls, emails and online chats answered in confidence by trained staff and volunteers who have first-hand experience of working in the law.
LawCare help all branches of the legal profession and their support spans the legal life from student to retirement.
Whether you’re feeling burnt out, experiencing sexual harassment, struggling with the workload, worrying about a mistake you’ve made, or feeling like you’re being pushed out – LawCare are there to help.
We know that it can be difficult to reach out for support. Read more from LawCare about how they provide a safe space in this article that aims to allay some common fears about seeking help, to put your mind at rest.
If you need support contact the helpline on 0800 279 6888, email s[email protected] or access online chat and other resources on their website.
LawCare also provide Fit for Law – a free 4 hour online training course on emotional competence and professional resilience for both individual legal professionals and employers, to promote psychologically and emotionally healthier ways of working in law.