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Company Secretary - Edinburgh

Company Secretarial - Company Secretarial
Ref: 133 Date Posted: Wednesday 31 Jan 2018
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Burness Paull is one of Scotland’s premier law firms with offices across Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, serving clients in Scotland, the UK and globally.  We have over 480 people and have worked on deals in more than 60 jurisdictions. We have one goal - to be the Best Scottish Law Firm in the World.

We are looking to recruit a Company Secretary to join us in our Edinburgh office.

Duties and 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;

  • Maintaining the statutory books held by the firm in its capacity as company secretary or for LLPs where corporate administrative support is provided, both electronically via Blueprint software or manually. Ensuring accurate detail of all entries is made within the given timescale;

  • 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;

  • 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;


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  • Legal Business Awards 2014 National/Regional Firm of the Year

  • Legal 500 UK Awards 2013 ‘Scottish Firm of the Year'

  • ‘Legal Advisor of the Year‘ 2013

  • UK 200 Listed Firm 2013