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Job Reference: HP210

Assistant Company Secretary

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Position: Assistant Company Secretary
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Errington Legal have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Assistant Company Secretary to join our clients fast paced and growing legal team, assisting them on a wide variety of company secretarial matters reporting directly to the Head of Legal.


  • ICSA qualified or part-qualified essential - including experience of overseeing company secretarial services for overseas subsidiaries.

  • Broad experience of both Commercial and Company Law.

  • Thorough business understanding, and financially fluent.

  • Evidence of experience in listing rules compliance including announcements/comms

  • Experience of company share schemes

  • DPA experience and knowledge

  • Insurance experience

  • Demonstrable experience of policy work, establishing policies, training employees and checking compliance

Tasks will include but not be limited to:

  • Supporting the Head of Legal to oversee Company’s governance framework to ensure compliance with the UK Corporate Governance Code and statutory requirements

  • Maintain statutory books

  • Maintaining and managing the contract management system

  • Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment relevant to our UK and overseas subsidiaries and provide forward looking regulatory, legal, corporate governance and compliance advice and take appropriate action

  • Drafting routine announcements

  • Undertaking various corporate governance projects as required

The successful candidate will need to have:
  • Strong organisational skills and a straightforward and practical style

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Excellent analytical skills with a passion for problem solving

For this role, you may be needed and will need to be willing and able to travel internationally as and when required.

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact hollie.preston@erringtonlegal.co.uk

Please be aware that salaries listed are estimates based on market averages and may vary dependent on experience.
Errington Legal is a legal specialist recruiter covering Solicitor and Legal Support vacancies. As specialists we are able to offer candidates access to the finest legal firms in the area, excellent market knowledge, and support throughout every stage of the process (all applications are confidential).

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

Hollie has an understanding of both sides of the recruitment process, having experienced being both a hiring manager, and a candidate. She therefore appreciates the importance of correctly assessing the needs of the individual, as well as those of the business/ firm. There is no longevity or success in an incorrect match, but at the same time Hollie is also able to exercise judgement on when it i…


I have never used an agency to find a position before but Hollie at Errington Legal has made my experience very easy. I have been invited to apply for positions that meet my criteria and after two successful interviews I have now found a new job that I am excited to start. Hollie and the team have been very supportive and communicated at every stage. I would highly recommend Errington Legal to anyone looking for employment in the legal sector.
Richelle - Legal Secretary , Norwich


Errington Legal are out of London Legal Recruitment specialists with offices in:


3 Brindleyplace
B1 2JB

Milton Keynes

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Milton Keynes


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