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Off the Record

Off The Record is a revolutionary new podcast series by the journalists at the Law Society of NSW's award-winning LSJ magazine. Hosted by Kate Allman and Claire Chaffey, this podcast aims to shine a light on dark issues affecting lawyers in Australia.Off the Record will feature episodes on topics including mental health, eating disorders, substance abuse and bullying – exploring vulnerabilities that exist among humans in all industries, but are rarely discussed among lawyers. The first episode investigates alcohol use and abuse in the legal profession and includes interviews with psychologist and CEO of the Happiness Institute Tim Sharp as well as former Channel Seven journalist and recovering alcoholic Talitha Cummins.

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Episode 4 - Bullying

What's next after #MeToo? Experts say bullying represents the new "frontier" for workplace rights battles. In this exclusive investigation by Off the Record, real lawyers share their harrowing experiences of micro-management, harassment, humiliation, name-calling, verbal abuse and even physical assault.Warning: some material may be distressing for listeners. If you are a lawyer in NSW and this episode raises issues for you, please call the Solicitor Outreach Service (SOS) on 1800 592 296. SOS is an independent and confidential psychological counselling service for NSW solicitors. Call or visit https://www.lawsociety.com.au/sos to learn more.


26 Jun 2019

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