Legal Counsel & Assistant Company Secretary

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary:
Negotiable
Area of Law:
Sector:
In House
Reference Number:
CW/91245*
Posted:
30+ days ago
North West PLC seeks Corporate or Commercial Solicitor for a combined Legal Counsel & Assistant Company Secretary role. The office is commutable from Manchester, Liverpool, Preston and surrounds, and hybrid working is available. Company Our PLC client is a major provider of services and equipment to both private and public sector clients, and it serves many industries including: construction, infrastructure, industrial and manufacturing, facilities management, retail, leisure and events, healthcare and consumer customers. It is a leading player with a nationwide focus and it is an acquisitive and growing business. The office is 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, which sees the outgoing solicitor moving to a new GC role, our client seeks to recruit a corporate or commercial solicitor as Legal Counsel & Assistant Company Secretary. The role is to act as principal assistant (number two) to the General Counsel and Company Secretary, dealing with the full range of corporate and commercial legal and Company Secretarial matters. Day to day this could include: advice to Senior Directors and wider business stakeholders; Commercial advice and contract negotiation; Corporate Transactions and wider input regarding M&A activity; Project matters; Corporate Governance, Compliance and Board Reports; managing GDPR; deputising for the General Counsel; etc. About you The role of Legal Counsel & Assistant Company Secretary is ideally suited to corporate or commercial solicitors with at least 5 years' PQE, and ideally some existing understanding of company secretarial matters. You should have a strong track record in private practice and a real desire to move in-house into a varied and interesting PLC role. This opportunity provides genuine scope for personal and career development, 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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