Legal counsel - Corporate

Recruiter
Reed Legal
Location
City of London
Salary
65000.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal Counsel - Corporate (Company Secretary)
City of London
Permanent
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

Requirements:
• 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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