Company Secretarial Assistant/Paralegal

England, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
06 Jan 2023
03 Feb 2023
JN -122022-5868584
Nicole Batup
Job Title
Company Secretary
Practice Area
Contract Type
Full Time

To work with the Head of Legal, providing legal support to the business and support the Chief Finance Officer to properly discharge the duties as a Company Secretary

Client Details

My client is an established UK privately owned business


  • Working collaboratively across the organisation & external stakeholders
  • Providing daily support to the company and group companies on new contracts, drafting variations, reviewing supplier terms, and assisting the business in sourcing the legal advice required through the legal panel of external law firms, including drafting briefs, obtaining costs quotes and managing the relationship
  • Assisting Chief Finance Officer on company secretarial matters
  • Supporting the Chief Finance Officer with Board meetings, sub-committee's (e., Investment Committee, Levy Group, Audit & Risk Committee meeting) and AGM
  • Minuting board sub- committee and OICL meetings
  • Filling relevant documents with Companies House, for appointments and resignations of directors and group companies
  • Filing of confirmation statements for the company and group companies
  • Supporting on the contractual review side for Projects
  • Working with and providing instructions to external counsel for work issued to them
  • Keeping the Corporate governance manual up to date


  • A law degree
  • Experience working within a business supporting the Company Secretarial function
  • Drafting and preparing company documentations i. confirmation statements, preparing for board meetings and AGM
  • Experience in supporting a company secretary in ensuring all the legal requirements are met under the Companies Act legislation
  • Basic knowledge of competition law legislation would be desirable
  • Possesses an eye for detail as well as a commercial, pragmatic attitude
  • Knowledge of contract law
  • Strong relationship management skills and confidence in dealing with clients and senior colleagues
  • A collaborator and a dedicated teammate who works well under pressure
  • Working towards qualifying as a solicitor

Knowledge of corporate law and Company Secretary responsibilities

Job Offer

Competitive Salary

Hybrid working model (2 days in office, 3 days from home)

New starters receive a start-up allowance paid in their first wage of £320.