Legal Business

The quality of life report: Perspectives – Samantha Brown, Herbert Smith Freehills

‘Being open about my experience has not held back my career. If anything, it’s enhanced my relationship with my colleagues and clients.’


In 2015 Herbert Smith Freehills pension partner Samantha Brown suffered a depressive episode. She returned to work after three months, but found herself off again because she had not fully recovered. Brown eventually returned to practise as a partner at the firm.