Corporate and CoSec Legal Counsel - Marketing Sector

London (Greater) (GB)
Competitive with great benefits
14 Oct 2021
10 Nov 2021
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

The Company

Technology-led marketing loyalty company specialising in customer engagement and customer retention solutions on both the B to B and B to B to C segments.  Our solutions and loyalty programs include leisure, concierge services, events and ticket bookings, Marketplace offers at a large network of retailers, travel offers, insurance benefits, online cyber protection, etc. We are a global organisation. We work with the vast majority of financial institutions, high street e-tailers and retailers, as well as major Telco’s in all our key markets.

Main Areas of Work

UK Corporate and CoSec

  • Overall responsibility for the corporate administration of all international group companies/the international structure (outside the US).
  • Convening, preparing and leading UK and Dutch board meetings and annual general meetings where required (producing agendas, taking minutes, conveying decisions, handling meeting correspondence).
  • Responsible for corporate governance matters, including guidance to company directors about legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Providing legal, financial and/or strategic advice during and outside of board meetings.
  • Keeping up to date with any regulatory or statutory changes and policies that might affect the organisation.
  • Providing support on specific projects (e.g. regarding payment processing, contracts, litigation, regulatory licences, etc), implementing processes or systems to help ensure good management of the organisation or compliance with legislation.
  • Ensuring we keep a consistent approach with respect to cross-border activities and intra-group management fees.
  • Responsible for all UK incorporations, company house filings, updates to registers, drafting shareholder and board resolutions, restructuring and financing arrangements, with the help of external counsels where needed.
  • As main contact point for the tax department within the legal team, overseeing all tax matters from a legal perspective, preparing legal memos and step plans about proposed tax projects if needed.
  • Collating information for maintaining the international log of Bonds and Guarantees.
  • Overseeing the corporate activity for other international entities (outside of the UK) with the support of the relevant local legal counsel.
  • Providing support for M&A activities, including Due Diligence and the review of APAs and SPAs, in all international markets (outside the US)

Seniority And Experience

The person would have to be fully qualified in the UK, with Corporate and CoSec experience. We are looking for someone mid to senior level (3-6 years post qualification experience) who is highly motivated.

The person would be based in London.

To start as soon as available.

Required Skills

  • Very good organisation and communication skills.
  • An excellent knowledge of the Companies Act.
  • Working autonomously.
  • Pragmatic and commercially minded.
  • Part of a team of circa 10 legal counsels (5 in the UK, 5 in other markets), the person would be reporting to someone senior in the team or the General Counsel.

Contact Matthew Oakey for more information
T: 0203 826 1806

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