Flexible Paralegal Work
Legal support since 2010
Paralegal Jobs that support your career
At Obelisk Support, we connect talented paralegals with legal projects, helping our clients to deliver great results. Whether you are starting your career in law or are already an experienced paralegal, we help you build your legal career, get exposure to a variety of projects, work on high-quality assignments and hone your skillset.
Our clients typically engage our skilled paralegals to help with tasks such as reviewing, amending, and drafting documents, regulatory investigations; compliance projects; legal research and triaging legal workflow.
Our matching platform connects you with dynamic legal teams, both in-house at large global corporations, growing businesses, and in private practice.
With our commitment to flexible working, you can set your availability and let us know how you prefer to work – ad hoc, part-time, remotely, or full-time for set period.
Plus, with the launch of the SQE (Solicitor’s Qualifying Exam) pathway to becoming a solicitor, and the increase interest from legal teams in supporting new entrants to the profession, we offer our freelance paralegals a choice of routes to qualifying as a lawyer.
From support preparing your tailored QWE (qualified work experience) journal to building a mentoring relationship with one of our more experienced consultants.
We match you to dynamic teams in leading organisations and large law firms.
We provide professional development and career advice, helping you pursue your professional goals.
We offer outstanding access to interesting projects that make the most of your skills and experience.
We pioneer new ways of working to help our paralegals succeed – including QWE support
How it works. As simple as 1,2,3
We want to get to know you; tell us what you’re looking for.
After we do our checks, get to know how we work.
We identify the right opportunities for your skillset.
We handle the admin so you can focus on the work.
Case study: CDC Group
CDC Group, now British International Investment, invests up to £2 billion every year in green infrastructure, technology and other sectors. The organisation has been growing rapidly – and so has its workload. Obelisk helped to build a flexible, mixed-ability team that could support the expanding legal team in periods of high demand and allow them to focus on the organisation’s core role of investment support.
We do things differently
Championing making legal work more inclusive since 2010
Choose how you wish to work
A fixed-team placement
From weeks to months, be an extra team member
Ad hoc project support
Work when you’re needed on one or more projects
Be part of a pool
Be part of a virtual team providing regular or ad hoc support
What our paralegals say
I’m fortunate to be placed on an assignment in an organisation that I enjoy with great exposure to a variety of work that is providing me with relevant skills needed to help me progress in my legal career.”
Flexible Paralegal Work FAQs
What is a paralegal?
How and when do I get paid as a freelance paralegal?
How do you match paralegals to clients?
What paralegal jobs London do you have on your books?
Do I get ongoing training as a paralegal?
Do I need to have completed my LPC/SQE?
Will becoming a legal consultant help me in my training contract applications and applying for other paralegal roles?
Do you offer the SQE (Solicitor's Qualifying Exam) pathway for paralegals?
Do you pay the living wage?
What is Obelisk Support looking for when applying as a freelance paralegal?
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