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Practising Well

"I want to see us becoming a more caring profession" Read more about Practising Well advocate, John Marshall QC.

The law is a fulfilling profession, but it can also be a stressful one. 

Practising Well is a starting point for any lawyer who is concerned about their own welfare or that of a colleague, or who wants to enhance their own health and wellbeing.

Members of the profession talk about the importance of asking for help


Screenshot from Practising Well video

What support is available?

The Law Society’s Practising Well initiative provides access to support and resources for lawyers in three key areas: healthy mind, healthy body, and healthy practice. 

  • Healthy Mind
    Keeping your mind fit and healthy can help you thrive at work and help you cope effectively with stress.
  • Healthy Body
    Staying physically fit and well-nourished can boost your performance and improve your resilience.
  • Healthy Practice
    Develop a more efficient and effective practice.

The Law Society is supported by its practising well partners, Lifeline Aotearoa, Business Mentors NZ and Vitality Works.

Last updated on the 18th May 2016