Company Secretary

England, London, City of London
£65000 - £70000 per annum
13 Jun 2017
12 Jul 2017
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Counsel - Corporate (Company Secretary)
City of London
Full time
£65,000 - £70,000 per annum

My client is a leading international manufacturing business who are looking to recruit a Legal Counsel - Corporate (Company Secretary) to join the organisation in a varied legal role. This is an excellent place to work and an exciting opportunity for the right individual.

Main duties:

  • The Company Secretary provides legal advice in relation to mainly corporate legal aspects covering the activities within the Group
  • This role will involve assisting the General Counsel with corporate compliance, corporate restructuring and preparations of board and shareholders meetings in various jurisdictions
  • Approach the role in a flexible manner and be prepared to adapt to requirements outside of the immediate role that are essential to the organisation
  • The Company Secretary will be part of an enthusiastic and energetic Legal Team and will report to the General Counsel
  • Provide legal and pragmatic advice on a wide range of legal corporate matters including share and assets transactions, inter-company agreements and board documentation
  • Supports internal governance policies and monitor relevant developments in company law and industry best practice.
  • Maintains various statutory records for a portfolio of legal entities
  • Provides regular reports on various matters to the General Counsel


  • ICSA (qualified or part qualified) OR UK qualified Solicitor OR UK law degree with relevant experience
  • Broad international knowledge of corporate governance and company law
  • Relevant experience at international level
  • Solid experience with a wide range of compliance matters
  • An additional language would be desirable but not a requirements
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills
  • Good organizational and communication skills with the ability to follow through on numerous projects simultaneously under tight deadlines
  • Ability to quickly assess and resolve problems
  • Ability to appreciate diverse cultures and systems and adopt accordingly

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