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Company Secretary - Edinburgh

Corporate - Company Secretarial
Ref: 168 Date Posted: Thursday 05 Jul 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 500 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. The Company Secretary will provide full company secretarial business to clients, both internal and external.

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.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in a company secretarial role, preferably in a legal/professional services environment;

  • Working knowledge of Blueprint Oneworld (or an equivalent company secretarial software package) is desirable;

  • Ability to build and maintain good relationships colleagues.

This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic team in a successful, growing firm.

 



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