General Counsel and Company Secretary - sports sector

Berkshire and Oxfordshire
Competitive package
16 Apr 2019
14 May 2019
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you want to work in the sports industry?

General Counsel and Company Secretary


You will be joining a UK sports governing body as their General Counsel and Company Secretary.


You will be initially based at the organisation's fantastic HQ located on the west London/Berkshire borders.

You will undertake an extremely diverse in-house role, getting involved in a wide range of commercial contracts and issues as well as all-round wider matters facing the organisation including with respect to IP, DP and Compliance.  You will also perform the function of Company Secretary for the organisation.

You will report directly into the CEO and be an integral member of the senior management team.  You will play a crucial role in shaping the future success and commercial growth of the governing body as it continues it expansion plans into 2019 and 2020.

You will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package.


You will be a qualified lawyer with significant prior experience of various commercial contracts and issues, IP and DP, advising senior internal stakeholders and directors and you will have a familiarity with the operation of a Company Secretary function.

You will be able to work in both the Berkshire and Oxfordshire regions going forward in terms of location of the role.

To find out more details about this role, please email a copy of your CV to  Please note that a high volume of applications will be received in relation to this role and so please kindly ensure that your application reflects the above specific job requirements.