Obelisk Support.

The home of flexible legal work

Obelisk Support has been delivering flexible legal support since 2010.

We were founded on and continue to honour the principle of #HumanFirst, putting people at the heart of legal services. We’re passionate about driving positive change in the legal industry and are proud to be a Certified B Corp™ business.

Clients are partners. Consultants are colleagues. Colleagues are family.

Legal support since 2010

Obelisk Flexible Legal Services

Interim legal team

A flexible pool of experts as an extension to your team, tailored with the legal skills you need, for a fixed price per month

Lawyer on demand

Trust our pool of pre-vetted, City-trained lawyers with in-house experience – for secondment cover to transactions support

Flexible legal support

Boost your core legal team to meet project goals or get help with ad hoc legal support for your organisation  

Paralegals

Extra support to boost your productivity – our best-in-class paralegals can help from triaging workflow to compliance tasks  

Obelisk entered the legal sector with a clear social-impact mission: to ensure that talented women continued to thrive as lawyers around their caring responsibilities, pioneering flexible and remote working arrangements – long before they were mainstream. Today we continue to champion new ways of work that open opportunities more fairly for everyone in the law. 

We have one of the UK’s largest pools of pre-vetted legal consultants and paralegals. Working with us helps you deliver strategic impact, remain proactive and manage your costs, whether you’re in a business or a law firm. Plus, you’re helping retain great talent in the industry and developing your supplier diversity.

How it works. As simple as 1,2,3

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Describe
your brief

Hours, days, or months of support – whatever you need

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We'll connect
you

We match you with your pre-vetted legal professional – quickly & effortlessly

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Get started

We manage onboarding and related admin tasks

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Scale on demand

We’ll oversee service delivery and project management

We create positive impact in the legal profession

Obelisk Support has been pioneering flexible and remote working arrangements since 2010 – long before they were mainstream.

Founded to retain highly-skilled talent in the profession and support talented women lawyers who were finding it difficult to continue to work alongside their family responsibilities – today we deliver flexible legal services powered by a diverse community of all legal professionals who want to work differently.

We continue to champion new ways of work that open opportunities more fairly for everyone in the law. Through programmes like our Legal Returners’ Springboard and Women Who Will initiative, we drive positive action – helping keep exceptional talent in the industry, our clients deliver better outcomes and the legal sector better reflect the diverse community it serves.

Join in our mission to make the world of legal work more inclusive – one lawyer at a time.

 

Join our paralegal community

Working with Obelisk

Part-time legal work

Work that fits around your lifestyle and personal commitments

Fixed-term contracts

Full- or part-time work for a set period so you can choose when you work

Ad hoc support

Flexible hours on specific projects for one-off and ongoing roles

Paralegals

Flexible roles for career paralegals and aspiring solicitors

Why Obelisk?

We are #HumanFirst – putting people at the heart of legal services

A large pool of pre-vetted, highly skilled lawyers and paralegals

We match great businesses with the right expert legal support

 

We are committed to creating a more inclusive legal profession

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What our clients say

“I have found Obelisk to be pragmatic, progressive and trusted partners to work with, who provide innovative and genuinely appreciated support to their clients”

 

Kenny Robertson, Head of Outsourcing, Technology and IP, Natwest

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We do things differently

Championing making legal work more inclusive since 2010

Our thinking

World in Motion: Why the Legal Profession Cannot Stand Still

World in Motion: Why the Legal Profession Cannot Stand Still

World in Motion.WHY THE LEGAL PROFESSION CANNOT STAND STILLDana Denis-Smith CEO, Obelisk SupportForewordPeople, environment and purpose - is it time to recast our legal ecosystem along these values?I am delighted that Obelisk Support’s latest report – World in Motion:...

2to3days: The First 100 Days Project

2to3days: The First 100 Days Project

Dana Denis-Smith gave details of The First 100 Days Project, which creates a library of stories through role models for the current legal generation, informing and educating them on the role of women. It encourages women to talk about their life and work experiences....