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Practising Well

For more information see the Practising Well resources online.

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

Practising Well began in 2009 and 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.

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 National Friends Panel is made up of New Zealand lawyers who are willing to be contacted on a confidential basis by fellow lawyers with questions or concerns relating to personal or practice-related issues.

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

Last updated on the 1st December 2018