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Wellbeing & Life Balance

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Member Advisor Service

A panel of experienced practitioners who are retained by the Law Society are available to assist you with Conduct Complaints.

  • Michael O'Farrell SC  6223 3844
  • Philip Jackson  6223 3844
  • David Wallace  6234 8022

Senior Practitioners

The Law Society maintains a list of senior practitioners who are available for confidential discussions about ethical or practice matters.

Senior Practitioners' List

From Junior Solicitor to Senior Partner

Whether you're starting your journey or charting a new career course, firsts can be frightening. These resources focus on new lawyers as well as solo- and small-firm challenges. Resources from the CBA PracticeLink pages.

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Topics of Interest

Diet

Find a healthy recipe for dinner.

Have a look at what the CSIRO Health and Wellbeing has to say about diet and nutrition.

Exercise Guide

Need to get moving but not sure which sport to choose? Have a look at the ABCs website for inspiration

You can also check out ABCs website to see whether you are in the healthy weight range.

Financial Wellbeing

See our Practice Management - Finance page.

Medicare

View and update your Medicare details online.

Do you have to pay the Medicare levy? Find out using the ATO's calculator.

Mistakes & Complaints

See our Practice Management - Risk and Ethics pages.

Organ Donor

Register to become an organ donor, but remember to speak to your family about your decision as they will have the ultimate say.

Private Health Insurance

PrivateHealth.gov.au allows you to compare private health care insurance and find a policy that suits you and your family.

Women In The Workplace

The Better Health Channel has a fact sheet addressing issues facing working women.

Computer Tan

For those who are time poor but still yearn for a nice tanned appearance, try Computer Tan

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General Health

ABC Health & Wellbeing

Information for the public on healthy living, medical conditions and medical news.

Healthy Insite

A wide range of up-to-date and quality assessed information on important health topics such as diabetes, cancer, mental health and asthma.

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Life Balance

Lawyers are notorious for working long and hard and making sacrifices for the sake of their practice. For lawyers, this is one of life's double-edged swords. For insight and hints to help lawyers balance the incessant pulls of both work and daily life:

Mental Health

Your mental health is important. If you suspect you may be suffering from a mental health disorder, don't delay, seek help.

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Your Career

The dissatisfaction of so many lawyers with their careers dramatises the need to focus on a process which enables them, by seeking positions consistent with their personal values and professional goals, to achieve professional satisfaction.

The USA version of Findlaw has a collection of articles to help you understand the process and the steps you need to take to make a thoughtful transition in your career. And the July 2011 issue of Law Practice is dedicated to Time To Take A Leap.

LIV have a Careers Centre with further information. And the July 2011 issue of Law Practice is dedicated to Time To Take A Leap.


Recent Articles

All articles from Canadian Bar Association unless noted otherwise.

Striking the Balance

Health & Wellness

Young Lawyers

Women

Diversity