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More than two-thirds of lawyers (69%) have experienced mental ill health in the last year, according to a new snapshot of wellbeing in the profession.

The survey of around 1,700 legal professionals by legal charity LawCare also found that just 56% of those suffering had discussed their problems at work. Respondents in this group said they had not disclosed their condition for fear of the stigma that would attach, the resulting career implications and the financial and reputational consequences.

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