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Publications

Resource: Conceptualising Legal Culture and Lawyering Stress

Conceptualising Legal Culture and Lawyering Stress Janet Chan’s paper ‘Conceptualising Legal Culture and Lawyering Stress‘ published by the International Journal of the Legal Profession is now available online and downloadable for a limited time.

Guiding lawyers towards a stress-free lifestyle

Practice Management analysis: What can be done to reduce stress levels in the legal profession? Geoff Bowyer, partner at Beck Legal and Jeremy Hyman, board director of Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation (TJMF), comment on the recent guidelines set out by the TJMF and on how the legal profession could better address psychological health issues within...
It's time! TJMF releases Guidelines for the legal profession

It’s time! TJMF releases Guidelines for the legal profession

The aim of the Guidelines is to assist legal organisations to create workplaces that fulfil each of the Psychosocial Factors, identified by extensive research as critical to psychological health.
Work and Suicide Prevention

Work and Suicide Prevention

Suicide Preventions Australia has put together a powerful Work and Suicide Prevention Position Statement Suicide is mostly preventable yet significant gaps exist in our understanding of the relationship between work and suicide, limiting prevention efforts. SPA has reviewed the existing evidence and summarised key issues in this document. We believe urgent action is required to...
'Raise the standard' progress update

‘Raise the standard’ progress update

The Foundation is continuing to make significant progress in its ‘Raise the standard’ campaign which was launched in Law Week. The Foundation has joined forces with legal organisations, law firms and individuals to create the ‘Best Practice Guidelines for the Legal Profession’; a set of voluntary industry guidelines that help guide legal organisations and workplaces...
We're ready to Raise the standard!

We’re ready to Raise the standard!

Come join us! In Law Week 2013 (13-19 May), TJMF is launching its ‘Raise the standard’ campaign. We are joining with legal organisations, law firms and individuals to create the ‘TJMF Psychological Wellbeing: Best Practice Guidelines for the Legal Profession’; a set of voluntary industry guidelines that help guide legal organisations and workplaces as they...
Finding support - Depression and anxiety in the legal profession

Finding support – Depression and anxiety in the legal profession

Finding support The Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation aims to decrease distress, disability and the causes of depression and anxiety in the legal profession.