The Legal Director is a legal consultancy providing businesses with experienced, high-calibre lawyers on a part-time or flexible basis.
The Legal Director matches its lawyers to the needs of your business and acts as your in-house lawyer and a key member of your senior management team.
As your lawyer and trusted advisor, we provide you with the highest level of legal and business related advice to deliver maximum commercial benefit.
The Legal Director offers a transparent, cost-effective way of embedding a senior lawyer in your business for a small percentage of the cost typically associated with using a large law firm or employing an in-house lawyer.
All of our lawyers pride themselves on truly understanding their clients’ business and being available at any time – day or night – to offer the very highest levels of customer service.
Emma Smales began her career as a commercial solicitor in private practice and has since gained over 12 years’ experience as an in-house legal counsel in a range of industry sectors. She has dealt with diverse legal issues across several jurisdictions, often in fast-paced and dynamic situations. Emma has worked closely with board-level executives, proving herself to be a valued business partner who provides clear and pragmatic guidance and support. She prides herself on an ability to build trust and set high standards of performance. Emma has particular interest in business ethics and providing coaching and training on a variety of legal topics.