We are transforming the way legal services are delivered by giving UK businesses access to an experienced General Counsel.

Our senior, experienced lawyers support businesses on a part-time, retained basis

We offer you the services of an in-house lawyer:

  • who isn’t on your payroll but knows your business inside out. 
  • who understands your legal challenges but doesn’t just tell you the law.

Just like a large corporation has its own General Counsel, you can have a TLD lawyer on your team for anything from two to six days a month. 

No junior resource – no delegation – just experienced General Counsel, perfectly in tune with your business. 

We work for a wide range of organisations across the UK from finance to pharmaceuticals, food and fashion. Could we be working for you?

With a clear fee structure and ‘per-day’ pricing, you will never get a bill you are not expecting.  

It’s a unique way to commission legal services. 

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Your own in-house lawyer, able to meet 99% of your business's legal needs

Our lawyers are highly qualified, hands-on members of your senior management team. Selected by us and chosen by you - your in-house lawyer will work within your business, learning how it operates and what the priorities are. From here, they can deliver relevant, practical and commercial legal advice from your business perspective. This model saves our clients significant amounts of money and directors’ time. The Legal Director is the most transparent, cost-effective way of embedding a senior lawyer within your business — at a fraction of the cost of employing a full-time Legal Director or engaging with a traditional law firm on an ad hoc basis.

Exceptional team players

Our dedicated team of lawyers pride themselves on understanding your business and being available to you when you need the support to offer the very highest levels of service. We really are part of your team. Clients love that we listen, but also that we're able to lead. We take the strain off busy leadership teams so they can focus on building their business.

Why choose The Legal Director?


We support ambition without agenda

We’re team players and our focus is 100% on you, your business and achieving your goals.


We tell you what we think

We don’t sit on the fence. We understand the problem and provide practical, pragmatic solutions.


We embrace challenge

We are always open to new ways of working and love being thrown in at the deep end.


We build fantastic relationships

We are good communicators, personable and enthusiastic and clients enjoy working with us.




























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A focused approach through our 9-point legal framework

The legal needs of growing businesses are constantly changing. We understand that meeting these needs successfully can put senior management, with little legal experience, under considerable pressure.

Our 9-point legal framework is designed to help you systematically address the key areas of your business that require legal attention and appropriate action. And we’ve produced useful guides for each area with best practice tips and advice on what you need to prioritise.

“Working with The Legal Director has been phenomenal. They give us agile and efficient access to a wealth of legal expertise, whenever we need it.”
Izzie Rivers
CEO, Realm B2B

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