An International Bar Association report published in early 2021 confirmed that poor lawyer wellbeing was a cause for global concern. Lawyers' levels of wellbeing are generally below the average, wherever they practice. The IBA termed it a ?crisis?. Many are on the edge of burnout and the pressures have been compounded by the effects of the pandemic. Is this something we have to accept passively or are there steps that legal organisations and individual lawyers themselves can take to make the law a healthier profession? Angus Lyon explores how lawyers can sidestep burnout.