Legal Counsel and Assistant Company Secretary

North West
19 Aug 2019
16 Sep 2019
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Legal Counsel and Assistant Company Secretary to join one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of household products.

The Role:

Responsibilities are diverse and challenging where you will receive exposure across the whole business. Typical day to day activities may include:

  • Reviewing and drafting complex commercial contracts.
  • Assisting the general counsel with a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters.
  • Supporting M&A activity.
  • Dealing with regulatory/compliance issues surrounding overseas legal entities.
  • Assisting the deputy company secretary with company secretarial matters, including; liaising with lawyers, registrars and insurance brokers, attending board meetings, preparing annual reports, and advising on statutory corporate governance.

Key Requirements:

  • At least 3 years post qualification experience as a solicitor*
  • Strong commercial contracts experience
  • Exposure to company secretarial matters
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing, retail or FMCG environment is beneficial.
  • GDPR knowledge.

If you are interested in the position of Legal Counsel, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, to . If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch on 01539 446666.

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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