Parliament calls Scottish Housing Regulator to account over bullying and governance allegations

The independent regulator of social housing in Scotland has been taken to task by a Holyrood committee following allegations of bullying and improper governance reported by our sister publication, Scottish Housing News.

Published 6 April 2020

Increase in stressed out lawyers calling helpline

The number of legal professionals in the UK and Ireland contacting the charity LawCare for emotional support continues to rise year on year, with 677 people seeking help in 2019.

Published 23 January 2020

England: New app allows barristers to report bullying and sexual harassment

The Bar Council has partnered with a Silicon Valley company to create an app for barristers to report bullying and sexual harassment.

Published 9 September 2019

Time's up for bullies in the legal profession

Ambitious targets to tackle bullying and drive diversity have been announced at a summit celebrating 100 years of women in law.

Published 11 June 2019

Bullying and sexual harassment 'rife in the legal profession'

Bullying and sexual harassment is "rife in the legal profession", according to a new study which surveyed nearly 7,000 legal professionals from 135 countries.

Published 15 May 2019

England: Bullying and sexual harassment of women exaggerated, says Lord Chief Justice

Bullying and sexual harassment of women in the legal profession is greatly exaggerated, the Lord Chief Justice has said.

Published 4 April 2019

Bullying and harassment at law firms on the rise

Legal mental health charity LawCare received its highest ever number of helpline calls from lawyers in 2018 with calls about bullying and harassment nearly doubling.

Published 24 January 2019

England: Judicial bullying and sexual harassment at the bar remain rife

Judges are the main source of bullying in the legal profession while sexual harassment and propositioning remain a problem, a survey for The Times has revealed.

Published 7 January 2019