Part-Time Legal Work
Legal support since 2010
The home of flexible legal work
Obelisk exists because in our ideal world, lives don’t revolve around work. Work revolves around lives. In the legal world, that’s a strong position to take. It means we’re different. It means we’re sincere. It means we care.
It’s easy to say we are #HumanFirst. But the differentiating factor is that our entire business model has strong philosophical roots. We wouldn’t be here if we didn’t believe legal professionals have a specific need. A need which is fundamentally Human – to work without compromising on your life goals.
We’re passionate about creating flexible work opportunities – over 70% of our roles are truly flexible, allowing you to work part-time or flexi hours.
Whether you are looking to balance your professional and personal life, to develop a portfolio career or simply to travel or study, you can set your hours along with the independence to access a variety of stimulating projects that make the most of your skills and experience.
Join a community that puts people at the heart of legal services
We believe nobody should have to choose between life and work
We don’t ask you to do your own business development, so you can focus on the work that you enjoy.
We provide career advice and networking opportunities to help you be your best
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: Legal work for Kantar
Kantar is the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company. When the company underwent a major strategic restructuring, it needed experienced lawyers to support the company’s ongoing transformation, fill gaps while building a full team and tackle its busy pipeline of acquisitions and disposals. Obelisk sourced qualified lawyers, creating a dynamic, multi-talented team with expertise covering a wide range of sectors.
We do things differently
Championing making legal work more inclusive since 2010
Part-Time Legal Work FAQs
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Why choose part-time legal work?
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 consultants say
“Obelisk has allowed me to take on new challenges and projects that I would have never thought of! I am given the freedom and independence that I am looking for as a consultant, but the Obelisk team is always here if I need any help or advice.”
“The flexibility in this role has been a very important aspect of the work for me personally, enabling me to create a good work-life balance”
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