Legal interim management is the temporary provision of legal management resources and skills for a period of transition, crisis or change within a business. Businesses may face situations of varying kinds that trigger the need for LIM: an overload of work, a company crisis, employees suddenly resigning or going on leave or sabbatical, special projects, the restructuring, or audit of a company, growing demand for specific legal services due to mergers or acquisitions, international expansion, regulatory changes, crises, transformational projects or a pure and simple (though nonetheless complex) sudden peak in legal needs.
In all these cases, seamless external help is required, but top corporate and practicing lawyers can be hard to find or expensive. We offer our fast and cost-effective Legal Interim Management service as a solution to this situation.
The success of our LIM service lies in its simplicity and flexibility.
With our network of LIMers specializing in various industry sectors and areas of the law, we can provide clients with the person they need. The designated legal interim manager will meet the client’s requirements and will be chosen in accordance with her/his skills, experience and other professional and personal qualities. Our LIMer will get acquainted with your business quickly and easily and will always display the necessary involvement.
However, we will remain in close contact with you and catch up regularly to discuss the assignment's progress. Our Senior Team acts as a “Project Manager” and ensures the high quality that some “on-demand” providers fail to provide.
Our smart LIM service enables our clients to achieve more and optimize their often-limited budgets. Costs usually depend on the duration and the difficulty of the duties required. The agreement we sign together is adjustable and can be extended, where this is feasible and required by the client.
We also offer our LIM service for companies that do not have their own legal teams. The growth of regulation in all major sectors, the increased tendency to litigate and the need to interpret new legislation all require legal advice, and the lack of an in-house expert frequently becomes apparent. Our LIMers can successfully handle such situations by offering their services several days a week or through virtual secondments, establishing best legal practices within a company.
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“I have been fortunate to work with Samaniego Law as Interim Legal & Compliance Director of one of the international clients of the firm on a secondment basis. It has been an enriching experience and I look forward to working with them in the future. I always felt accompanied by great professionals and they gave me a hand when I needed it. Thank you, team, for your trust.”
Susana Vigaray, Webhelp
“I would describe my time at Samaniego Law as inspiring. I got the chance to work with excellent senior lawyers who deeply understand the clients' business and needs given their solid knowledge of law and technology. I believe that the key to Samaniego Law's success is the delivery of high-quality tailor-made legal advice to its clients. I very much enjoyed working for Samaniego Law.”
Manuela Rojas, IBM
“Working as a Legal Interim for Samaniego Law has been a unique opportunity to develop my career in an innovative and flexible environment outside of the typical hierarchical or pyramidal structure. Getting involved in the client’s specific business boosted my specialization in the industry and my professional network has grown exponentially. From the very first moment, Javier and the team transmit a business culture and values which are undoubtedly worth to be a part of.”
Patricia Echague, Head of BD at Hoteles Intur
“Working for Samaniego's Legal Interim Management Program gave me the opportunity to develop my legal and interpersonal skills at an international level. Their wide network of top best-friends and legal practitioners provided a unique opportunity to expand my professional abilities in my areas of expertise. I received the training I required for the tasks assigned and was able to work in a multijurisdictional environment. Furthermore, this experience gave me exposure to my fields of interest and in the legal market which have been appreciated and valued in further professional experiences.”
Carolina Gamba, Spain-qualified lawyer & 2021-2022 LL.M. candidate at Georgetown University