Virtual In-House Counsel

Flexible legal support with a virtual in-house counsel

Virtual in-house counsel as a service 

Our virtual in-house counsel service ensures you have access to an experienced senior lawyer to support your business. 

We act as Virtual General Counsel for a range of dynamic start-ups and small businesses. We’re your legal partner as you scale, navigating the legal challenges and freeing up your senior management team to focus on business growth. 

Having worked as in-house lawyers in businesses ourselves, we know how to slot in from Day 1 to deliver the kind of pragmatic, commercial legal advice small businesses need. We create great relationships with your stakeholders and ensure they see legal as a valuable investment that manages risk whilst moving business along. We aim to be the best business partners we can for you and your business – senior lawyers who act as an extension of your team at a fraction of the cost.

Whatever you need in terms of virtual in-house counsel for your small business, our Virtual General Counsel service can be designed to meet your needs and budget.

It’s the ideal solution if you want to invest in legal without hiring permanent resource.


Why use a virtual in-house counsel for your business?

Outsourced legal support

Direct access to a senior in-house lawyer who will work as part of your business and team.

Subscription packages

Legal support based on a fixed amount of time per month on a retainer basis, providing you with guaranteed legal coverage and cost certainty.

Fast response

24-hour response time and access to the wider team at Arbor Law for specialist legal expertise.

Broad legal support

Drafting and negotiating contracts with customers and suppliers, advising on corporate & shareholder matters, Company Secretarial support, employment advice, GDPR issues, share option schemes, regulatory & compliance support.


Benefit from our experience as senior lawyers working with fast growing start-ups as well as businesses of all sizes across a range of sectors.

Flexible and affordable

Direct access to an experienced senior in-house lawyer with no long-term commitment. Experienced legal support without the overheads.

Contact one of our team of senior lawyers for a call on how we can partner with your business as your Virtual General Counsel.