Life in the Law

Take part in LawCare’s ground-breaking research study Life in the Law – a study that aims to find out how legal practice and workplace culture affect wellbeing.

All staff  working in legal practice, including those in training and support staff, can complete the online questionnaire at – (the survey is  completely anonymous and confidential).

The research seeks to understand the day to day realities of life in the law and includes questions on current workload, hours worked, working environment, self-care, sleep, work/life balance and the impact of COVID-19 amongst others. It also uses three academic research scales for burn-out, psychological safety and autonomy.

LawCare Life in the Law


The results will form the basis of an academic paper and will be announced next year. The data will help LawCare to improve the support available to legal professionals and help to drive long lasting change in legal workplace culture so that people working in the law can thrive.

Life in the Law survey closes on Dec 31.

LawCare is an independent charity offering emotional support, information and training to the legal community in the UK and Ireland. You can contact them for free, confidential, emotional support on 0800 279 6888, email or visit to access webchat and other information and resources.


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