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Help for barristers

Barristers inherently face very specific challenges on a daily basis. If you need some help click on support to find contact details and advice on seeking support.

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Help for clerks and staff

The professional lives of clerks and chambers’ staff include many potential stressors. If you don’t know how to broach an issue, want advice on your options.

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Help for students and pupils

These resources have been designed specifically for those who have completed their BPTC and for pupils up to tenancy.

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Our vision

Find out what Wellbeing at the Bar aims to achieve.

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Policy & practice

Guidance on how to introduce wellbeing policies and initiatives and on tackling a wellbeing issue in chambers.

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Media pack

Logos and banners to help you to promote wellbeing.

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Case studies

Examples of successful wellbeing initiatives adopted by chambers, Specialist Bar Associations and the Inns of Court.

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Support for barristers

Who to talk to, how to get help in coping with the pressures and demands of life at the Bar.

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Support for clerks and staff

Who to talk to and how to get help, resources are for clerks and staff themselves.

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Support for students and pupils

Who to talk to and how to get help for those who have completed their BPTC and for pupils up to tenancy.

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Assistance programme

The confidential 24/7 helpline with access to counselling for barristers, pupils, clerks and chambers’ staff.

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Wellbeing Key Dates and Events 2024

Please see below upcoming wellbeing related events. If you would like to share details of a useful event, please email us.

14 May – LawCare : Moving with awareness workshop

15 May – Midland Circuit : Vicarious Trauma Event

16 May – Wales and Chester Circuit Women’s Forum:  “Dealing with Challenges and Maintaining Wellbeing at the Bar” hybrid event (contact to confirm your place)

16 May – LawCare: Lets talk about the billable hour webinar

23 May – Health Assured: EAP Awareness webinar 

17 June – Health Assured: Men’s Mental Health webinar

10 September – Health Assured: Suicide Awareness webinar

Seminars & Events