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Our PLC client is a major provider of services to both private and public sector clients, and it serves many industries. It is a leading player with a nationwide focus and and excellent reputation.
The company offices are commutable from Manchester and Liverpool, and other locations in Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside. Home working is available as our client operates a hybrid working policy.
Role - Legal Counsel & Assistant Company Secretary
Due to growth and a forthcoming team departure, our client seeks to recruit a corporate or commercial solicitor to join the in-house team as Legal Counsel & Assistant Company Secretary.
The role will see you operate as the principal assistant (number two) to the General Counsel and Company Secretary, dealing with the full range of commercial legal, corporate governance and company secretarial matters. Day to day this could include: advice to Senior Directors and wider business stakeholders; Commercial advice and contract negotiation; input regarding M&A activity; Project matters; Corporate Governance, Compliance and Board Reports; managing GDPR; deputising for the General Counsel; etc.
The role of Legal Counsel & Assistant Company Secretary is ideally suited to commercial or corporate solicitors with at least 5 years' PQE. Any existing experience of company secretarial or corporate governance matters is beneficial but not essential, as training and support is on offer.
This opportunity provides genuine scope for personal and career development, particularly gaining important PLC company secretarial experience, and it is a fantastic opportunity to join an established and well regarded listed business.
What's on offer
Our client is offering a competitive basic salary plus car allowance, bonus, life insurance, pension contribution and healthcare. Support to gain professional qualifications such as ICSA is also on offer, as is hybrid working.
BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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