DMJ Company Secretarial in partnership with ICSA

Introducing our Company Secretarial team

DMJ Company Secretarial is the sole strategic recruitment partner to ICSA. The partnerships reflects our professional approach to recruitment, the depth of our knowledge of the sectors and our support for the Company Secretarial profession. With our extensive network of clients and candidates together with our consultative approach to recruitment we have gained an unrivalled reputation in the market.

Why choose DMJ?

With over 20 years’ experience in this arena, and with an extensive network of fully vetted candidates who understand the challenges and workings of the Company Secretarial market, we can source the very best staff on a temporary, interim or permanent basis.  

If you’re a candidate looking for a position, our long lasting client relationships – built on trust - means that we have access to some of the most coveted positions in the UK. And for those who might be seeking a challenge abroad we have teamed up with other specialist consultancies overseas. So if you’ve dreamt of working in locations as diverse as The Middle East, South Africa, Offshore or Australasia we can make this dream a reality. 

Whether you’re a Company Secretary for a FTSE 100 company, a graduate trainee looking for your first role or are seeking a new recruit for your own business, get in touch to see how we can help you. 

To learn more about Company Secretarial careers, click here.

Who we work with

  • Quoted Groups – FTSE 100, FTSE 250, FTSE Mid and Small-Cap and AIM listed companies.

  • Private companies – including overseas listed companies with a prominent UK HQ.

  • Professional Practices – Law Firms, Accountancy practices and Company Secretarial practices.

  • Not-for-Profit Organisations - National Charities, NHS Trusts, Housing Associations and public sector institutions.

  • Banking and Financial Services institutions.

Meet the Team

David Press

Specialist sectors: senior company secretarial appointments and executive search

David is one of the founding directors of DMJ and has specialised in the recruitment of company secretaries since 1999. David is one of the most respected consultants in the company secretarial recruitment market and has placed company secretaries into many of the UK’s leading businesses including FTSE 500 groups, limited companies, professional practices and financial services. David’s expertise lies mainly in senior hires and executive company secretarial search. 

Who is your role model? Enzo Ferrari who once famously said that 'the client is not always right'!

What is your top recruitment tip? Never attempt to be someone you are not - the client will see right through you

What's the best thing about working in recruitment? Every day brings a new challenge, fresh ideas and the opportunity to offer creative solutions to our clients and candidates.

Contact David on  or 020 3058 1440

Leena Babajee

Specialist sectors: leisure & retail, financial services, media and professional services

Leena graduated with a law degree from The University of Sheffield in 2007 before moving to London to pursue her career in legal recruitment. She joined DMJ’s company secretarial team in October 2010, where she recruits for roles at all levels in the leisure & retail, telecommunications, media, technology and professional services sectors. Leena is a a keen follower of fashion and in her spare time enjoys assisting with styling on photoshoots. She is also a huge fan of a certain American 90’s pop band.

Who is your role model Heidi Klum

What is your top recruitment tip? Job descriptions and CVs only tell a small part of the story. Choose a recruitment consultant who wants to meet with you to ensure they understand what you are looking for.

What's the best thing about working in recruitment? The most satisfying thing is getting to know a candidate as a junior and keeping in touch with that person throughout the years. It is great to see how successful they have become knowing that you have assisted in their moves and acted in an advisory capacity.

Contact Leena on  or 020 3058 1449

Rory Strong

Specialist sectors: insurance, support services, manufacturing and engineering. 

Rory graduated in Geography from Durham University in 2010. He began his career in the entertainment industry growing and developing a local music and theatre venue. Having a keen interest in working with people he sought a career in recruitment and joined DMJ in 2012. He specialises in serving clients and candidates in the insurance, support services, manufacturing and engineering sectors. Rory is a keen fundraiser, raising money for charities through physical and mental challenges including marathons and a 24 hour row. He is also a member of the Cliffe Bonfire Society and in the run up to 5 November can be found building effigies, bonfires and setting up fireworks displays for his local town’s biggest night of the year.

Who is your role model? Sir Steve Redgrave

What is your top recruitment tip? Find a recruiter who is interested in your career or your organisation’s aspirations. Relationships should be long term, not simply a transaction.

What's the best thing about working in recruitment? Talking with lots of varied people, building long-term working relationships and matching them with the right roles.

Contact Rory on  or 020 3058 1443

Glenn Oborne

Specialist sectors: financial services, pharmaceutical, FMCG, technology

Glenn graduated with a degree in Law from the University of Sussex in 2013. Glenn’s internships at investment banks helped him realise his interest lay in people and recruitment and he now places company secretaries at all levels within the pharmaceutical, FMCG and technology sectors and more junior roles in the financial services sector.

Away from the office, Glenn is a keen musician and cricketer, spending most of his time either honing his cover drive or practising songs with his band-mates.  He is also a retro video game enthusiast.runel a brilliant engineer who achieved so much due to a tremendous work ethic which was combined with foresight so that his work stood the test of time.

Who is your role model? Isambard Kingdom Brunel - a brilliant engineer who achieved so much due to a tremendous work ethic which was combined with foresight so that his work stood the test of time.

What is your top recruitment tip? Candidates need to be confident about the role they are applying for and the client they are applying to. An understanding of the responsibilities expected of them and the culture they will be working in is key.

What's the best thing about working in recruitment? Candidates need to be confident in their own abilities and comfortable about the role they are applying for. A real understanding of the responsibilities of the role and the organisation’s culture are crucial.

Contact Glenn on  or 020 3058 1459

Emilia Radkiewicz

Specialist sectors: Charities, Housing Associations, Local Government, Trade Associations, NHS Foundation Trusts and Financial Services.

Emilia graduated with a law degree from Oxford Brookes University in 2011 whilst volunteering at the Citizens Advice Bureau. This experience inspired Emilia to pursue a career in public sector recruitment and she has specialised in company secretarial roles at all levels with DMJ. In her spare time Emilia keeps a close eye on fashion trends and enjoys nothing more than spending time with friends, exploring vintage markets and attending music events. 

Who is your role model Marion Cotillard - a diverse actress and great role model

What is your top recruitment tip? A good recruiter maintains regular contact with employers and candidates to share their knowledge of the market.

What's the best thing about working in recruitment? Meeting intelligent, ambitious individuals and knowing that equipped with a proactive approach you can achieve successful results.

Contact Emilia on  or 020 3058 1457

Nick Ivory

Nick graduated in Business Management and Marketing from Keele University in 2015. Attracted by the fast-paced exciting nature of the industry, on graduation he set his sights on the recruitment industry and joined DMJ. Nick specialises in sourcing people using DMJ’s advanced research techniques.

Away from the office Nick is a keen hockey player and cricketer, he is also a huge Arsenal fan. Nick also enjoys travelling the world and experiencing new cultures having lived abroad for the majority of his life..

Who is your role model? Nelson Mandela.

What is your top recruitment tip? Look for a recruitment consultant who has an interest in actually understanding your needs and aspirations.

Contact Nick on  or 020 3058 1448

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