Company Secretary / Corporate Lawyer - Remote/Home Working

Location
London
Salary
£40000 - £56000 per annum
Posted
10 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Ref
00067168
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Flexible working available and encouraged, subject to client requirements. The role would suit someone wanting to supplement an existing job, avoid a commute or scale back from a full-time role.

A professional services firm are looking for an experienced corporate lawyer or company secretary to work within a dynamic and supportive team. The role is a broad one and would be suitable for a chartered secretary or a corporate lawyer with a broad range of experience.

The candidate should have the desire and drive to take responsibility for managing some of their clients, growing the business and offering pragmatic and commercial advice. Most staff work remotely all over the country, although there is an occasional need to attend client's offices, generally in or around Central London. This can be discussed in more detail.

The role is initially a part time/flexible role (Circa 2-3 days per week) but with the option of expanding into a full time role if desired and as your client portfolio increases.

The role will include the following:
- Establishing and maintaining relationships with a variety of clients.
- Attending client board meetings, taking minutes and providing corporate governance advice
- Advising a portfolio of clients on corporate legal, company secretarial compliance and governance matters.
- Drafting associated documents and may include drafting of legal documentation
- Supporting clients with special projects (e.g. corporate transactions, share reorganisations), which may involve, from time to time, working on a secondment basis (subject to location and your agreement).
- Pro-actively identifying new business opportunities from existing client portfolio or contact base.
- Keeping up to date with legislative changes and best practice.

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes (although candidates meeting only some of the following criteria will be considered):

- a chartered secretary (part qualified will be considered) or a qualified corporate lawyer;
- at least three years working in a professional services firm;
- experience dealing with board level individuals;
- excellent knowledge of the Companies Act 2006;
- experience with managing and operating Blueprint (desirable but not essential);
- excellent inter-personal skills and a customer driven attitude;
- ability to work without close supervision or management;
- flexible and adaptive approach to work;
- legal drafting experience would be helpful but not required.

Salary will be in the range of £25-35 per hour, plus commission. This is the equivalent to approximately £40,000 - £56,000 for a full time role.

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