Obelisk set to reach greater heights as Jeremy Hopkins joins the team

Jeremy Hopkins has joined Obelisk Support as Client Relationship Manager.

Jeremy’s appointment marks a key milestone in Obelisk’s growth and comes at a time when the company’s unique approach to legal support services is gaining increasing traction in the market with both major corporations and leading law firms.

Happy clients include BT, Deutsche Bank, Thomson Reuters and Goldman Sachs.

Jeremy Hopkins brings to Obelisk an impressive background in business development, marketing and project management. He is also well known inside both law firms and chambers for inspiring people and growing legal businesses.

Dana Denis Smith, Obelisk founder and CEO, said: “We are very excited to be welcoming Jeremy to the Obelisk team.  His knowledge, experience and philosophy align perfectly with what we are trying to achieve, and he comes ideally equipped to help us build on our strong existing client base of in-house lawyers and law firms. Bringing Jeremy into the team will help us build on our rapid growth, by attracting new clients and continuing to evolve our service delivery to meet client requirements.”

Jeremy Hopkins said: “I was delighted to be offered this opportunity to be able to join such a successful and forward-looking business where I believe I can use my skills and knowledge to make a real difference in driving the business forward.”

London-based Obelisk provides professional outsourcing to in-house legal teams and major law firms. The founding principle behind the business is to re-engage highly skilled lawyers who leave the profession to raise families. Through Obelisk, lawyer parents choose the hours they want to work, giving them the flexibility they need to combine careers with family life. By bringing her innovation to the legal sector, Dana Denis-Smith has created a triple-win formula for Obelisk’s clients, lawyers and their families.

Obelisk has recently completed a triple-win of high profile awards, with Dana Denis-Smith named as this year’s ‘Outstanding Innovator’ at The Legal Innovation Awards 2015 last week, Obelisk being named by The Times newspaper as one of the Top 50 Employers for Women in the UK and Obelisk being given the prestigious Investors in People accreditation – recognised across the world as a mark of excellence in people management.

Before joining Obelisk, Jeremy Hopkins worked at Clerkingwell Consulting, Riverview Law and 3 Verulam Buildings, 12 King’s Bench Walk and St John’s Chambers. He is also a regular writer and presenter on legal practice, careers and the evolving legal services market.

*Jeremy’s new role at Obelisk was covered by the New Law Journal.