Pandemic jeopardises young lawyers’ wellbeing and learning opportunities

For many junior associates at law firms, the Covid-19 pandemic has meant a working life of flat-sharing and working from bedrooms, living alone, or relocating back to their parents’ homes.

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Promoting and protecting mental health in the legal profession

Simple coping strategies can go a long way, especially in a pandemic environment

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How are our lawyers? Mental health in the legal industry

“Lawyers consistently rate in the top two occupations with the highest prevalence of mental health problems,” the Law Society of South Australia says

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How Meditation Can Make You A Better Lawyer

Working as a lawyer requires incredible mental dexterity, sharp critical and analytical thinking skills, impeccable memory, and an abundance of self-assuredness.

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10 Minute Yoga at your Desk

5-4-3-2-1 Grounding Exercise

Working Towards Wellbeing: Talking About What Really Matters

How to ask R U OK? at work

Square Breathing Exercise

Meditation for Lawyers Working With Anxiety


The Resilient Lawyer

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Understanding anxiety and depression

On average, one in three women and one in five men will experience anxiety in their lifetime. Over 2 million people in Australia experience anxiety each year.

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Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service

No matter how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting your mental wellbeing, we have developed a range of information, strategies and expert advice to help support you.

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Future leaders of the profession

Queensland Law Society (QLS) understands that the first few years of practice can be among the most challenging in a lawyer’s career.

It’s base camp and the path to the summit can seem daunting!

We want to make sure you stay connected to the legal profession. Social networking events, bespoke professional development courses or information and resources that will help your career development. Whatever path you choose to take, QLS is here to support you.