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The Wellness Doctrines for Law Students and Young Lawyers by Jerome Doraisamy

At least one in three lawyers and law students suffer from depression.

A litigious culture, extreme hours and relentless pressure - both internal and external - can all take their toll. Young lawyer Jerome Doraisamy learnt the hard way how pushing yourself to the physical and emotional limit can wreak havoc on your mental health and wellbeing. Over an 18-month period starting from late 2011, he suffered from severe clinical depression.

His first book,The Wellness Doctrines, addresses the crisis in the profession head-on, offering practical tools and guidance for young legal professionals via insightful case studies from academics, managing partners, senior solicitors, down to graduates and students.

Showcasing a "by lawyers, for lawyers" approach, this book provides the inspiration a young legal professional needs to take charge of his or her health and wellbeing.

About the Author

Jerome Doraisamy is lawyer from Sydney, New South Wales. He attended St Aloysius’ College and then the University of Technology, Sydney, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Social Inquiry). Over the course of his legal career he has worked in a range of fields, from commercial practice to academic research to a major federal government inquiry. The Wellness Doctrines is his first book.


Format: Paperback | 256 pages

Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3 x 1.6 | 552g

Publication Date: 01 Oct 2015

Publisher: Xoum Publishing

Publication City/Country: Sydney, Australia

Language: English

Illustrations note: illustrations

Edition Number: 1

ISBN10: 192113495X

ISBN13: 9781921134951


Condition: Good

A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including minor scuff marks along the edges, but no holes or tears. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing but no tearing. No pencil underlining of text, and no highlighting of text. There is a short inscription and signature on the first page by the author, done in blue pen. But, no other writing in margins. No missing pages.