Legal Support For Enterprise Legal Teams.
Flexible, fast, quality legal support
While you have a skilled in-house team, there are times when you need to call in extra support. You may need legal expertise in a specific area during negotiations or to cover an integral team member during a holiday.
Obelisk offers a new, pioneering way of working. When your team is stretched, we provide experienced lawyers for as long or as little as you need them. Our service allows your in-house team to focus on meeting strategic goals, safeguarding your organisation and delivering the sharpest, most timely advice.
Plus, you’re championing flexible working and helping us keep great talent in the industry.
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 on ad hoc legal support for your growing organisation
Extra support to boost your productivity – our best-in-class paralegals can help from triaging workflow to compliance tasks
How it works. As simple as 1,2,3
Hours, days, ongoing or ad hoc legal support. Whether senior counsel, specialist legal skills or paralegal support – whatever you need, we’ve got you covered
Hire your lawyer(s)
Whether you need help with a one-off NDA or a 12 month re-papering exercise, we find your perfect fit with our unique #HumanFirst approach and propriety matching platform
Our highly-skilled legal consultants and paralegals hit the ground running as we manage onboarding and set-up to deliver you an effortless experience
Service delivery you can trust
Your dedicated account manager will oversee service delivery to ensure that your work is delivered to the highest standard and according to agreed Service Level Agreements
Consistent, quality legal support you can trust
Our expansive pool of legal consultants and paralegals are hand-picked and pre-vetted for the expertise they bring. City-trained at leading law firms, with extensive in-house experience at leading organisations and multi-nationals, you have peace of mind your legal support is delivered by lawyers with the commercial savvy to deliver quality work at pace.
We listen to your specific needs. Our proprietary matching platform alongside our unique #HumanFirst methodology ensures we match you with the right legal support. As champions of new ways of working we offer tailored solutions with flexible pricing and alternative fee arrangements.
Our service takes on the complete administrative burden; we handle all onboarding, from tailored inductions and circulating relevant playbooks to IT liaison and ongoing project management to ensure that your work is delivered to the highest standard and according to agreed Service Level Agreements.
The control remains with you. Our talented pool of legal professionals provides the support you require – whether that’s a team member for weeks, months or on-demand support.
Plus, partnering with Obelisk Support helps you diversify your supply chain and help keep great talent within the industry.
Tailored, flexible pricing to suit your needs
Dedicated account and project management
We handle all recruitment, onboarding, and admin
Develop your supplier diversity
A large pool of pre-vetted, highly skilled lawyers and paralegals
Quality matches powered by our proprietary matching platform
We pioneer new ways of working to help our clients succeed
We are committed to creating a more inclusive legal profession
As Seen In
What our clients say
“It’s imperative that my team can deliver strategic, risk savvy, customer-centric advice.”
“Working with Obelisk means I know I can access extra expertise from lawyers with the same commercial outlook whenever we need to, helping us build the agility we need to support the future success of our business and our customers.”
“Obelisk’s consultants have really set the bar when it comes to the attributes we look for in the people who support us”
Our Legal Specialisms
Major transactions and
post acquisition support
Commercial contract drafting, review and negotiation
Corporate and Commercial Lawyers
Data Protection and Privacy Lawyers
Data protection and data privacy / GDPR specialists
Construction projects and commercial property legal support
Advice & documentation
Company secretarial and governance support
Preparing, reviewing and amending documents
Case study: Flexible legal services for a global healthcare business
As the new UK General Counsel, in a global healthcare business, one our clients faced the task of building up their legal organisation from scratch. The nature of the business meant that there were peaks and troughs in their workload that needed to be balanced against the demands of regulatory work and designing an operating model to support the business as it grew. Obelisk Support delivered the solution introducing remote, flexible legal support.
We do things differently
Championing making legal work more inclusive since 2010
Meet our Founder
“I founded Obelisk Support to support keep highly-skilled talent in our profession and provide client-centric solutions that give general counsel genuine options when allocating their spend.”
“Today we continue to delight our clients, providing flexibility, new ways of working, better value and increased supplier diversity.”
Dana Denis-Smith, CEO and Founder, Obelisk Support
For Enterprise Organisations FAQs
Why choose flexible legal services for an established organisation?
Do you work with multinationals?
Can I contact Obelisk Support's CEO and founder Dana Denis-Smith directly for a meeting?
Is Obelisk Support a law firm?
Why should enterprise organisations embrace diversity and inclusion?
Do you offer alternative fee arrangements (AFAs)?
Why we’re stepping out for equal access to justice: the London Legal Walk
Access to justice is a basic human right – one that shouldn’t be determined by a person's financial situation. The ability to receive quality and timely legal advice can profoundly improve an individual or a family's life, helping to manage problems such as debt,...
Report – Liberalisation: Reflections on the future of legal service delivery
15 years on from the passing of the Legal Services Act, has the legal industry successfully advocated for, and taken advantage of, the mood change, and the opportunities presented opening up the legal market?
In this report, we resurface the leading voices that called for change and pioneered the way; explore the impact on legal teams and cast an eye to what the future may hold. (published November 2022)
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....
Your First 100 Days in a New Role: Tips for General Counsels
Guest post by Niamh O’Keeffe, Leadership advisor & author of ‘Your First 100 Days: how to make maximum impact in your new role’, second edition published by FT Pearson 2019, addressing how general counsels can thrive in their first 100 days. Niamh advises...