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The Victorian Bar Quality of Working Life Survey

Press/Media: Research

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The first ever Wellbeing of the Victorian Bar survey highlights areas of concern to members such as workplace stress, lack of sleep and instances of inappropriate workplace conduct. The survey, conducted by researchers from the University of Portsmouth in the UK, attracted 854 valid responses, representing 40% of Victorian practising counsel.

Period18 Oct 2018 → 22 Oct 2018

References

TitleJudicial bullying rife in Victoria
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletLawyers Weekly
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date22/10/18
DescriptionArticle covering work place satisfaction study conducted by Darren Van Laar
Producer/AuthorGrace Ormsby
URLhttps://www.lawyersweekly.com.au/wig-chamber/24291-judicial-bullying-rife-in-victoria
PersonsDarren Van Laar
TitleJudges behaving badly key concern for barristers
Degree of recognitionRegional
Media name/outletThe Sunday Morning Herald
Media typeWeb
CountryAustralia
Date19/10/18
DescriptionArticle covering a study by Darren Van Laar on workplace satisfaction in the Victorian Bar
Producer/AuthorSarah Dankert
URLhttps://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace/judges-behaving-badly-key-concern-for-barristers-20181018-p50ajf.html
PersonsDarren Van Laar
TitleSurvey finds life at the bar is good, with room for improvement
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletVictorian Bar
Media typeWeb
CountryAustralia
Date18/10/18
DescriptionA landmark survey of Victorian barristers has found more than 70% are satisfied with the overall quality of their working lives, and almost 80% are satisfied with their jobs as a whole
URLhttps://www.vicbar.com.au/news-events/victorian-bar-media-release-survey-finds-life-bar-good-room-improvement
PersonsDarren Van Laar
TitleAlmost two thirds of Victoria's barristers say they're bullied in the courtroom
Degree of recognitionNational
Media typeWeb
CountryAustralia
Date18/10/18
DescriptionArticle covering the findings of a study conducted by Darren Van Laar on the quality of working life in the Victorian Bar
Producer/AuthorFreya Michie
URLhttps://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-10-18/barristers-complain-of-bullying-judges-and-magistrates/10393470
PersonsDarren Van Laar
TitleMost Victorian barristers say they are bullied by judges, report finds
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletThe Age
Media typeWeb
CountryAustralia
Date18/10/18
DescriptionArticle covering the findings of a study conducted by Darren Van Laar on the quality of working life in the Victorian Bar
Producer/AuthorRichard Baker & Nick McKenzie
URLhttps://www.theage.com.au/business/workplace/most-victorian-barristers-say-they-are-bullied-by-judges-report-finds-20181018-p50akv.html
PersonsDarren Van Laar

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