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About Us

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, 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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We're here to listen...without judgement

Contact our free, confidential, emotional support service for the legal community
0800 279 6888
Email our support team support@lawcare.org.uk

Your Stories 

Real stories of people in the legal community who have experienced stress, depression, anxiety and more.

  • Rm Photo

    How I coped with anxiety

    "I felt really unwell – heart rate rising, breathing out of control, nausea, and an overwhelming desire to get out of the car."

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  • Catherine Hart

    Recovering from post-natal depression

    " I suffered post-natal depression after both births, and this was particularly severe after my son’s birth, which led to an admission to hospital."

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  • Paul

    How I coped with alcohol dependence

    "In my late 20s I crashed a car and was banned from driving. My occasional forgetfulness had become regular blackouts during which I lost many hours at a time. At times I suspected what everyone else now realised: I was an alcoholic."

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  • Jonathan Photo 2

    How I coped with stress

    "I collapsed in the office mid-deal, suffering from exhaustion."

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