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Legal Returners’ Springboard

These run on an 9 month basis, the current cohort is in full swing. We would love to hear from you if you would like to register details for a future cohort.

Legal Returners’ Springboard

Join us to find out what’s changed – and what hasn’t – since you last worked in the law. Get expert advice to help you prepare to return to working in the law. Be inspired to embark on your journey back to your legal career.

Our programme features lawyers, GCs, expert coaches and fellow returners, all on board to help you refresh your skills and knowledge and take your next step in your business legal career after a break.

Our events take place inside UK school hours. You are welcome to join for as much or as little as you like – everyone who attends for 12 hours or more will receive a certificate and LinkedIn badge so they can show future employers they have taken part and are ready to get back to work.

4 Streams

Getting ready to return 

Our first day is focused on helping you connect with your values, confidence and strengths.

Life in the law today

Hear about life in the law in-house, in private practice and from a technologist’s point of view. Find out what’s new and ask your questions for our expert hosts.

Legal trends to watch

Catch up with some of the latest developments and emerging trends in areas such as commercial law, data privacy and ESG to inspire your return.

Your next step

Turn your mind to the practicalities and plan your next step with tips and advice on flexible working, managing work & home life and presenting your best self.


Legal Returners’ Springboard

“The legal profession’s growing appetite for hiring career returners is opening up a wealth of opportunities for a talented group of lawyers” – Dana Denis-Smith, CEO, Obelisk Support

Informed by best practice and industry leading expertise

Obelisk Support has been working with returners to the legal industry for over a decade, creating flexible working options that help professionals come back to legal after a break – or stay in their career alongside other responsibilities.

Our Legal Returners Springboard distils everything we’ve learnt about helping people come back to the law into four learning-packed days. Easy to access (everything’s online), packed with expertise, tips and practical advice. Thinking about returning to  the law after a career break – for whatever reason? Our aim is to help you understand your options, build your confidence and take the first step back into work.