Welcome to the new face in The Attic – our very own Agony Aunt; here each week to answer all your questions and quandaries about how to make work, work. The first question was raised at an Obelisk event this […]
Obelisk founder Dana Denis-Smith on building her team of lawyer mothers.
Few organisations would claim they always get flexible working right, but the companies HR magazine approached are definitely ahead of the curve. Now the right to request flexible working applies to all employees in the UK, here are six steps to take to create a […]
Obelisk has been highly commended for the second year running in the Legal Pioneers category in the Financial Times Innovative Lawyer Awards. We had a fantastic result for Obelisk at the FT Innovative Lawyers’ Awards in 2012, and again in […]
If there is a theoretical sweet spot for managed legal services and similar models are well-established in other industries, why then isn’t there a higher level of adoption? There may be structural reasons why managed legal services, and in particular […]
Law Society celebrates record number of firms in Times Top 50, from Freshfields to Obelisk. Law firms account for nine out of the 50 ‘top employers for women’ in a league table published by The Times today. The only sector […]
Project pits women’s success stories against “negative narrative of diversity debate”, by Dan Bindman (first published on 27 June 2014). A five-year project to celebrate the achievements of women lawyers has been launched, culminating at the centenary of the Act […]
Meet Dana Denis-Smith; CEO and founder of Obelisk Support. In this short interview, Dana talks about her background in the traditional legal sector and what excites her about Obelisk’s flexible future.
Obelisk’s First 100 Years project maps the journey of women lawyers. A five-year project charting the journey of women in the UK legal profession was officially launched at the House of Lords last week. The project aims to creating an […]
Can quality support be taken a step further? Vodafone required maternity cover for a minimum of 3 months. The role reported to the Finance Director of a joint venture between the client and a retailer. The Obelisk lawyer was required to […]