Support The Big Give Christmas Challenge!

Please support LawCare’s Christmas fundraising appeal, The Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest matched fundraising campaign.

LawCare has been providing emotional support to the legal community since 1997 and its recent study on legal mental health in the UK shows that legal professionals are under strain and at significant risk of burnout.  Living and working during the pandemic has also had an impact on mental wellbeing with 59% of respondents indicating they were worried about the additional pressures on their work life balance.  Your donations help to provide much needed support to legal professionals.   

  • £25 can help train a helpline volunteer
  • £40 provides emotional support to one legal professional in need
  • £50 pays for a one hour counselling session
  • £120 provides ongoing peer support to a legal professional in need

If you donate before 12:00pm tomorrow, 7 December, your donation will be doubled from a matched pot of funding that LawCare has already secured.  

Please donate here: 

JLD Update: Election Night and Cheque Presentation

The Annual elections held on 15 November, generously sponsored by our friends at Chadwick Nott were a little different this year – there were no actual elections necessary!

However, the fact that all the roles had been perfectly filled prior to the elections night did not mean it was a dull night. Rachel Sweet from the Alzheimer’s Society came to accept the cheque for £4929.06 which the Bristol JLD have raised in the last year. The Big Chill bar made sure we all had plenty of drinks and nibbles to enjoy and we saw the new committee year in with a bang!

Details of the new committee are members are available here .

As always, we’d love to hear from you if you have any ideas on events or other comments to make – please email  

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