Family lawyers are feeling more isolated and less connected to their peers and colleagues since the UK went into lockdown, a new poll conducted by Resolution has found.

The news comes as new covid-19 restrictions are announced and fears of a renewed lockdown intensify.

Two thirds (65%) of those responding the survey said they felt less connected to the legal community since the UK went into lockdown in March.

Members also raised concerns for younger colleagues who no longer have the ability to observe and converse with senior practitioners and learn informally from them.

Nearly half (46%) of those polled said their professional development had suffered during lockdown, with examples including missed training oppor...

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