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Company Secretary & Governance Adviser - Edinburgh

Company Commercial - Private Practice
Ref: 425 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Leading Scottish law firm are looking for a  Company Secretary & Governance Advisor to join the Corporate team in Edinburgh- This role is a permanent position. 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Drafting of documentation relating to incorporation of companies and limited liability partnerships;
  • Supporting colleagues in transactional matters, including drafting supporting documentation such as Companies House forms, board minutes, resolutions and share certificates;
  • Carrying out relevant company and limited partnership searches, and, where required, appropriate research, for colleagues across the firm;
  • Providing guidance and support to clients, both internal and external, in respect of the company secretarial aspects of their companies and, where necessary, on other transactional related matters; and
  • Providing guidance and support to clients, both internal and external, in relation to the People with Significant Control regime for companies, LLPs and Scottish limited partnerships.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience in a company secretarial role is essential, preferably in a legal/professional services environment;
  • Ideally hold a paralegal qualification in Company Law/accreditation with the Law Society of Scotland in Company Secretarial Practice;
  • Working knowledge of Diligent Entities (or an equivalent company secretarial software package) is desirable; and 
  • Ability to build and maintain good relationships with colleagues.

On Offer:

A competitive salary and benefits package. T

To Apply: 

For a confidential discussion about this position, to request the full job description or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson, Director

Edinburgh: 0131 450 7164

Glasgow: 0141 244 0260

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com