Assistant Company Secretary and In-house Legal Counsel

14 Sep 2017
12 Oct 2017
Andy Balmer
Full time
Contract type
Assistant Company Secretary & In-house Legal Counsel
2+ years PQE l Leeds

One of the UK's leading financial services providers has a requirement for a qualified solicitor to join the business as Assistant Company Secretary & In-house Legal Counsel.

Assisting the general counsel and the board you will deliver high standards of corporate governance and conduct, oversee the efficient and effective administration of the governance structure including advising on regulatory change and industry best practice. You will also prepare secretariat reports to the board and deal with all necessary companies house filings and maintain company records and documentation.

You will have the ability to negotiate, draft and advise upon a range of commercial contracts including software, general IT, outsourcing and business acquisitions and advise on legal disputes including legal proceedings.

To be considered for the role, you will be a UK qualified solicitor with a minimum of 2 years PQE either in corporate law or commercial contracts. You will also have strong knowledge of the UK Companies Acts as well as strong knowledge of corporate governance. You will be joining a business with a fast-paced and evolving working environment in a high profile industry.

Please contact our exclusively retained consultant Andy Balmer of Florit Brooke.
Florit Brooke advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the level of experience required for the role and this does not prohibit applications from candidates who are able to demonstrate the necessary skills and experience. We aim to respond to enquiries as soon as possible but if we have not contacted you within 5 days then unfortunately on this occasion your application has not quite met the requirements of our client closely enough.