Legal & Company Secretary
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 21/01/2020

Job Description

Ref ID:  06030-0010668845


Legal & Company Secretary - CAD Software - London - £100,000

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal & Company Secretary to join the team of this market leading CAD software company. Reporting to the COO; the Legal & Company Secretary will receive a competitive starting salary alongside a rewarding benefits package.

Job Title: Legal & Company Secretary
Industry: CAD Software
Location: London
Package: £90,000 - £100,000 basic salary + disc bonus, PMI.

The Role:
The role of the Legal & Company Secretary is to ensure that the firm complies with standard legal and financial practice, meets AIM, Companies House and employment requirements and that the organisation maintains high standards of corporate governance. E.g.

  • Offer advice and guidance on matters of law and governance to the Board and senior managers e.g. website compliance rule 26
  • Organise agenda and papers for Board meetings and AGMs. Ensure that committee meetings and AGMs are run according to the constitution and Companies House requirements.
  • Responsible for company administration including maintaining statutory books, dealing with correspondence, taking minutes, drafting resolutions, lodging required forms and annual returns with Companies House
  • Responsible for the employee HR database, Group Controls and employee handbooks, ensure it is legally compliant, kept up to date and meets the needs of the business.
  • Oversee policies, making sure they are up to date and referred to the appropriate committees for approval. E.g. audit committee, remuneration committee. Liaise with external regulators and advisers, including lawyers, the registrar and NOMAD as appropriate.

The Candidate:
The successful Compliance and Legal & Company Secretary candidate will have the following:

  • Previous experience working as a Legal & Company Secretary publicly listed company
  • Proven track record of administrative, legal and secretarial work
  • Experience of working in an operational management role would be an advantage.
  • Legal qualifications are essential
  • ICSA qualification would be beneficial
  • A thorough knowledge of Company law, employee law and corporate regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to take accurate notes and minutes of meetings
  • Current and in-depth knowledge of pensions legislation
  • A good working knowledge of IP, contracts and lease management

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

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