Bar Wellbeing

The importance of wellbeing for chambers

In the second article in their series, systemic coach Zita Tulyahikayo and James Pereira QC discuss the importance of wellbeing for chambers, the relationship between chambers and those... read more

Why bother with wellbeing?

In the first of a new series, systemic coach Zita Tulyahikayo and James Pereira QC explain why supporting wellbeing should be an essential aspect of barristers’ and chambers’ practice... read more

Secondary traumatic stress

Lee Moore highlights the impact of traumatic cases on barristers and the wider legal profession I fled pupillage in 1974 to seek refuge as in-house counsel to a marine... read more

Acceptance without exception

Natalie Hearn and Brie Stevens-Hoare QC herald the launch of FreeBar, the LGBT+ chambers network that aims to promote an inclusive culture throughout the Bar A number of... read more

Getting on the property ladder

In the first of a new series on personal finance, Paul Faithfull looks at the issues facing first time buyers at the young Bar As house prices continue to increase across... read more

Zen and the art of lawyers’ maintenance

Barrister and Buddhist Jo Shaw on mindfulness practice and the Bar Caveat lector: This article is “Not Bar”. It covers subjects such as emotions, looking after oneself and... read more

Taking the first step

Chris Quinn on why the Bar needs to get serious about wellbeing ... and how to get training Although it has not gained much coverage outside legal circles, the Bar Council... read more

Report: Wellbeing at the Bar

The Bar Council’s survey of the wellbeing of the profession read more

Barristers' Benevolent Association

Terence Mowschenson QC explains the work of the BBA The Barristers’ Benevolent Association (BBA) exists to support, help and comfort those members of the Bar in England and... read more

Stress at the Bar

Stress remains the most common reason for calls to LawCare, the advisory and support service for the legal profession. Of the 378 case files opened in 2012, 42 were for... read more