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About Interim Lawyers

Our bench of lawyers is made up of the very best in class legal professionals, who go through a rigorous assessment process to gain SJP accreditation before engaging with our clients. We have access to a vast pool of lawyers with experience in a wide range of practice areas, including:

We have access to a vast pool of lawyers with experience in a wide range of practice areas, including:
  • Commercial / IT / IPCommercial / IT / IP
  • Commercial LitigationCommercial Litigation
  • Real Estate & ConstructionReal Estate & Construction
  • Banking & FinanceBanking & Finance
  • Data ProtectionData Protection
  • CorporateCorporate
  • Employment / HREmployment / HR
  • Regulatory / CompetitionRegulatory / Competition
  • Energy / ProjectsEnergy / Projects

What does an interim lawyer bring to your business?

  • Diversity - Interim contracts open up the legal profession to all, including a growing demographic of lawyers who wish to fulfil challenging legal work, whilst also balancing other commitments such as family, outside interests or business ideas. The pandemic has only served to increase this focus on 'work life balance' - life is short - so there is no better time to utilise interim resource

  • Short term, temporary resource to cover defined periods such as maternity leave, sickness absence or backfill for permanent hires

  • Next day starts

  • A cost-effective solution vs. support from external counsel

  • A wide breadth of specialisms available on demand 

  • The ability to upskill and bolster your team for a defined period of time, then roll off the resource when no longer required

  • Experience from the best law firms and companies in the world

  • Effective management of planned or unplanned gaps in staff

  • Effective management of increased workflow (projects, transactions and disputes with a limited lifespan)

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What our candidates say

“ I have consistently experienced first-class service with SJP, who have supported me with a number of projects over the years. The team work very hard to find the right role for you and always keep you informed of new opportunities in the market. They are a hugely likeable team, always quick to respond and have the credibility to back it up across the roles that they are able to present and consultative advice that they so often provide. Would recommend!”

How we work

The SJP works with you to understand your unique challenges and company culture. This understanding informs our search, helps us to deliver a bespoke and tailored service, as well as finding the right lawyer for you, every time.

Flexibility is at the heart of our service – SJP lawyers can be requested for a day to over a year. We engage highly rated lawyers with a proven track record in interim roles that come from top tier law firms or possess an equivalent background and connect them with you directly, without the additional overhead of using a law firm or alternative service provider. Scale your team quickly and efficiently with our help.

Need help fast? We are responsive to urgent client demands. SJP On Demand enables us to discover suitable candidates in less than 60 seconds, to start the next day!

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