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Level of Stress

2013

"People have high expectations of both themselves and of other people - quite rightfully so, but this often leads to stressful situations."
Second year trainee, London
"The hours can be long and draining and because they are unpredictable it is really hard to make plans - sometimes I feel like I only work or sleep. FBD expects a really high standard under intense time pressure sometimes, which can be stressful."
First year trainee, London
"There's a reason fee earners are issued with BlackBerrys. When the red light goes off we need to be responding or at the very least monitoring email traffic."
Newly qualified solicitor, London
"I am finding it stressful at the moment because I don't like feeling out of my depth and I feel that I am fairly constantly out of my depth in these early days. Also, many things need completing urgently which can be daunting."
First year trainee, London
"It is stressful when there are tight deadlines etc but otherwise more personal pressure to perform which can be regulated individually."
First year trainee, London
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