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Deputy Company Secretary and Legal Counsel

Deputy Company Secretary and Legal Counsel

Job Title: Deputy Company Secretary and Legal Counsel
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Suffolk, England
Industry:
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Reference: BBBH18886_1564403200
Contact Name: Louisa Wood
Contact Email: louisa@dmjcosec.com
Job Published: July 29, 2019 13:26

Job Description

Legal Counsel and Deputy Company Secretary

A FTSE250 household name based in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk is seeking an interim Deputy Company Secretary and Legal Counsel for a 10-month fixed term contract. The ideal candidate will have previous Legal Counsel experience and be confident in a very broad and varied role. This position is joining an impressive team seeking an individual for an October start date.

Key Responsibilities

*Review and negotiation of a wide range of commercial contracts
*Assistance with maintaining group trademark registrations, including advice on general trademark queries, infringement and protection issues
*Support in relation to data protection and other relevant policies
*Provision of relevant support on corporate M&A or other corporate transactions
*Assistance to the Company Secretary on any corporate projects
*Secretary to the audit and risk committee
*Maintenance of statutory records of the group companies and all appropriate Companies House filings
*Assisting in the preparation and production of the annual report and accounts
*Responsible for organising the company's Annual General Meeting

Key Skills

*Confident Communicator
*Legal background preferred ideally with previous Company Secretarial experience
*Excellent written skills, accuracy and willingness to deal with technical aspects of the role
*Ability to work under pressure and to a deadline
*Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team