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Job Reference: HP210

Assistant Company Secretary

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Position: Assistant Company Secretary
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Salary: £28,000 - £38,000 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 first emailed Hollie of Errington Legal with my CV and what sort of position I was looking to move into in March. She called me within 24 hours of receiving my CV to discuss in more detail what exactly it was I wanted to do and help move my career forward. Within a week she had found me a suitable role and put me forward for interview. I got offered the position and Hollie has been a total superstar with keeping in touch, giving me all the information I needed and answering/solving any problems or queries I have had, above and beyond the call of duty! I would recommend Hollie and of course Errington Legal for anyone looking for a new role, she really takes the time to listen to you and find you the perfect job."
Sharon L - Legal PA , Cambridge


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


3 Brindleyplace
B1 2JB

Milton Keynes

Errington Legal Recruitment
The Pinnacle, 170 Midsummer Boulevard
Milton Keynes


Office/ Suite 124, CB1 Business Centre,
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