A Fully Remote Law Practice Is Possible
With Ontra

Whether you’re looking to start, supplement, or scale your legal practice, Ontra works with its network of independently practicing lawyers to find tailored, long-term client engagements that work for them.

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It’s Time to Take Control of Your Legal Career

Whatever your experience, availability, or career goals, Ontra empowers you to practice law without the constraints of a traditional legal career.

Determine your own workload

Maintain control over your legal practice, whether you’re looking to start, supplement, or scale with Ontra.

Gain greater autonomy over your legal practice

Set your own flexible schedule and practice law from anywhere.

Get access to high-quality clients

Remove the time constraints of business development. We’ll bring a tailored pipeline of flexible and remote client engagement opportunities to you.

Remove logistical roadblocks

Ontra handles all billing and collections services so there's no need to chase clients for payment.

Build your network

Network and collaborate with other like-minded freelance professionals in the global Ontra community.

Nurture client relationships

Build and develop long-term, trusted client relationships.

Read the stories that inspired lawyers to join our network.

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Our Recruiting and Engagement Process

Ontra's recruiting process includes several stages to ensure that we provide all of the information necessary for you to determine whether joining the network may be the perfect next step for your legal practice. Below is an outline of our process from initial meetings to first client engagements.

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What We Look for in our Legal Network Members

Experience drafting and negotiating commercial agreements is desired.
Active license to practice law and the ability to obtain/maintain personal malpractice/professional indemnity insurance.
Motivation and vision for building or growing your own legal practice.
Professional client-ready presence, with excellent oral and written communication skills.
Commercially focused approach to problem-solving.
Technologically savvy, with a dedication to process-improvement.

Open Opportunities for Freelance Lawyers

See below for opportunities to join our legal network in the US, Europe, and Asia.

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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What experience and qualifications do lawyers need in order to be on the Ontra platform?

Our clients look to Ontra to manage their high-volume transactional needs so experience negotiating routine contracts such as non-disclosure agreements, is preferred. Please submit your resume if you have experience outside of corporate law as we do consider lawyers with other areas of expertise.

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What experience and qualifications do lawyers need in order to be on the Ontra platform?

Our clients look to Ontra to manage their high-volume transactional needs so experience negotiating routine contracts such as non-disclosure agreements, is preferred. Please submit your resume if you have experience outside of corporate law as we do consider lawyers with other areas of expertise.

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How many hours do lawyers typically commit to the platform?

The volume of work for lawyers is generally most conducive for lawyers who are looking to supplement or scale their own solo practice or boutique law firm. Generally, the commitment to Ontra equates to about 15-25 hours per week, but this can be scaled up to full time.

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How many hours do lawyers typically commit to the platform?

The volume of work for lawyers is generally most conducive for lawyers who are looking to supplement or scale their own solo practice or boutique law firm. Generally, the commitment to Ontra equates to about 15-25 hours per week, but this can be scaled up to full time.

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What type of work is available to lawyers in the network?

Lawyers working in association with our Contract Automation product review and negotiate high-volume commercial contracts, predominantly investment-related NDAs. Lawyers working in association with our Insight product are typically involved in abstracting previously executed private fund documentation.

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What type of work is available to lawyers in the network?

Lawyers working in association with our Contract Automation product review and negotiate high-volume commercial contracts, predominantly investment-related NDAs. Lawyers working in association with our Insight product are typically involved in abstracting previously executed private fund documentation.

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What technical requirements are needed to negotiate documents on your platform?

Our platform is web-based and can be accessed from anywhere. All you need to access your Ontra work stream is a reliable internet connection and a current version of Microsoft Word. Additionally, any device you use to access our platform will need to meet our security requirements.

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What technical requirements are needed to negotiate documents on your platform?

Our platform is web-based and can be accessed from anywhere. All you need to access your Ontra work stream is a reliable internet connection and a current version of Microsoft Word. Additionally, any device you use to access our platform will need to meet our security requirements.

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Am I employed by Ontra when I join the network?

No, lawyers in the network are all independent contractors. Ontra handles a variety of administrative tasks for network lawyers (including invoicing, client billing and collection, and business development), but the legal work and advice is exclusively provided by you.

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Am I employed by Ontra when I join the network?

No, lawyers in the network are all independent contractors. Ontra handles a variety of administrative tasks for network lawyers (including invoicing, client billing and collection, and business development), but the legal work and advice is exclusively provided by you.

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How are client opportunities made available to lawyers in the network?

Ontra customers select their legal service providers based on business need, often preferring lawyers in a similar time zone or with specific experience. Legal Network members can notify Ontra of their availability to review new client engagements by updating their in-app profile.

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How are client opportunities made available to lawyers in the network?

Ontra customers select their legal service providers based on business need, often preferring lawyers in a similar time zone or with specific experience. Legal Network members can notify Ontra of their availability to review new client engagements by updating their in-app profile.

Practice Law on Your Own Terms With Ontra.

Whether you’re looking to start, supplement, or scale your legal practice, Ontra gives you the freedom to decide your own legal journey.