Interim Company Secretary & Head of Legal

Interim Company Secretary & Head of Legal

Job Title: Interim Company Secretary & Head of Legal
Location: London, London
Salary: £650 - £850 per day
Reference: BBBH14554
Contact Name: Alex Howard-Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 31, 2016 08:59

Job Description

This listed company in the healthcare sector is looking to appoint a senior company secretary/lawyer for six months starting mid-September 2016. Reporting to the CEO and CFO, you will assist them through a significant period of restructuring and change.

You will provide day-to-day Company Secretarial services to the Group, including dealing with regulatory announcements and filings, involvement in production of annual accounts. You will also service the Board and its Committees, ensuring agendas are agreed in advance with the CEO, CFO and Non-Executive Chairman and papers are sent out on a timely basis, and keeping the minutes of all meetings.

The role requires provision of legal support to internal teams and liaising with external advisers including legal counsel. You will provide legal support to the business generally in connection with matters including management of insurance matters (including employee liability claims), data protection matters; employment advice and general legal advice.

To be considered you must have at least 10 years of professional experience overall, with a minimum experience production of circulars to shareholders, company secretarial experience at listed group You must also have experience in large and complex M&A transactions from both a buyer and seller side; restructurings, public company take-over situations.

You will be a strong relationship builder and communicator with experience leading diverse work teams, possessing excellent negotiation and diplomacy skills. Able to work on own initiative and without an extensive support team.