Young’s List barrister Dr Michelle Sharpe was interviewed by Gatehouse Legal Recruitment for their series of interviews with legal professionals called Gatehouse Insights.
A passionate advocate for mental health, Michelle is the founding member and former chair of the Victorian Bar’s Health and Wellbeing Committee. During her 9 years on this committee Michelle helped establish a wellbeing program, which included a 24/7 counselling service for barristers.
In this episode of Gatehouse Insights Michelle discusses with Louise Hvala the mental health issues faced by lawyers in Australia, what can be done to address this and how America is ahead of Australia in this area. Michelle also shares her story of what motivated her to go the Bar and her advice for lawyers who want to transition.
To see the full interview, please click here.
For further information about briefing Young’s List or to brief Michelle, please call Tammy Young on +61 3 9225 6777 or after hours on +61 (0)414 523 515.