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Why we exist

LawCare is the mental wellbeing charity for the legal profession.

We offer free, confidential, emotional support, peer support, and resources to those working in the law in the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. We promote mental health and wellbeing best practice in legal workplaces and drive culture change in education, training and practice.

We’ve been supporting legal professionals for over 25 years and we understand life in the law.

We are here to help all branches of the legal profession: solicitors, barristers, advocates, judges, Chartered Legal Executives, paralegals, trademark attorneys, patent attorneys, costs lawyers, notaries, licensed conveyancers, support staff and concerned family members.

Our support spans the legal life from student to retirement. 

We deliver webinars to improve the culture and practice of law, check out our news page to see our latest events.

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Partial exception:

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We're here to listen...without judgement

Contact our free, confidential, emotional support service for the legal sector
0800 279 6888
Email our support team [email protected]

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