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Long hours, mountainous workloads, combative cultures – stress is part of lawyering. But are firms doing enough to help people manage it, or is their talk of help programmes just hot air?
Poor work-life balance, long hours and lack of support from management are causing unprecedented amounts of stress in the legal profession, a Lawyer 2B survey has found.
US firms in London are far less encouraging of work-life balance than their UK peers, according to respondents of Lawyer 2B’s survey of stress in law survey.
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