Recorded Webinar: Defending your Mental Health: Managing Wellbeing in Legal Practice (Practice Mgmt & Business Skills)


5th February 2019

Duration:  1 hour


One in five Australians will be affected by mental illness. And the statistics are even higher for those in the legal profession. This session examines how to best support employees experiencing mental health issues, whilst also managing the impact is has on your practice. It covers:

  • Prevalence of mental illness
  • Why mental health is important for lawyers
  • Supporting colleagues with mental illness – best practice fundamentals
  • Identifying the stressors within the profession and what can be done to mitigate these, including:
    • encouraging work / life balance and flexibility
    • resilience training
    • managing competing priorities
    • dealing with time pressures, difficult clients and adversity
  • Managing the impact of mental illness in the workplace 
  • Providing access to resources available to assist

Mark Howard, Partner, HWL Ebsworth, Melbourne

Mark Howard is the National Practice Group Leader in the Workplace Relations and Safety Group.

Mark has more than 25 years experience in industrial relations and employment law. He specialises in providing advice to large corporate clients and statutory authorities and has a range and depth of experience across a broad range of industries, including government, building and construction, retail, manufacturing, financial services, insurance, technology and energy and resources.

Mark's practice focuses on enterprise bargaining and workplace agreements, dispute resolution, business restructures, board and executive solutions and compliance and risk management. He also has experience in designing and delivering training programs for use by employers and regularly presents at seminars and conferences.


This webinar is suitable for lawyers - Australia wide and it has been designed to deliver the Practice Management & Business Skills compulsory subject CPD unit for the CPD year ending 31st March 2019.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email:
Product Code: WB3FEB19
 Price:  $198.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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