Established in June 2020, Crown Chambers have worked to establish an environment in which their rapidly growing team are able to thrive both professionally and personally. Setting up mid-pandemic they knew they needed to create a positive culture for their new team (of 23) in difficult circumstances
Chambers has established a wellbeing policy. In their policy they commit to:
Mental Health Training.
Chambers has trained their senior clerk in mental health and has subsequently made them Chambers’ Wellbeing Champion.
The team (members, staff and pupils) are highly motivated and engaged and chambers believes it has established a platform where everyone can thrive both in and outside of work.
‘‘It is great to see Crown Chambers putting wellbeing front and centre from the beginning – established only in the last 12 months, Crown Chambers has set out its stall with a clear wellbeing policy that outlines its commitment to the mental health of members and staff, backed up by a newly appointed Wellbeing Champion on the staff team’’.
Wellbeing at the Bar Working Group
The information and resource packs on this website are designed to help you and your colleagues to work as a community for better wellbeing and professional resilience. If you want to provide feedback on these resources, or to get involved in promoting wellbeing please get in touch.
It can be difficult to make a living from law and it can be pressurised and demanding. Competition and an adversarial approach to everything can make collegiate relationships difficult. This website aims to provide you with the knowledge to manage these stressors, make emotionally informed, wise professional decisions and thrive in your chosen profession.
A simple expression that sums up wellbeing is ‘travelling well’
Psychological wellbeing within the profession is rarely spoken about