Paralegal / Assistant Company Secretary

Paralegal / Assistant Company Secretary

Minimum 6 month contract | Salary up to £30k per annum

We're looking for a bright, enthusiastic and organised individual to join our team in Huddersfield on a minimum 6-month contact.

Reporting to the Company Secretary, this exciting role offers a broad range of paralegal and company secretarial tasks, in a fast-paced environment. This role is fantastic for an individual eager to pursue a legal (or company secretarial) career, with a strong work ethic. This is a 'hands on' role that requires a versatile individual with the ability to multi-task in a highly organised and fast paced team working to a high standard. 

What you’ll be doing

  • Completing contract administration work including filing, enquiry handling and drafting of non-disclosure and other pro-forma legal agreements
  • Assisting the Company Secretary and Legal Counsel with matter management and planning
  • Assist the Company Secretary in all day-to-day company secretarial matters including but not limited to scheduling of board and committee meetings, preparation of agendas, provision of board and committee packs using, taking of minutes, following-up the completion of matters arising in a timely manner (and preparation of filing and resolutions)
  • Overseeing the maintenance of the legal data base and corporate books and records
  • Managing and responding to incoming and outgoing correspondence as and when required (emails, post)

 

What you need to succeed

  • Minimum 12 months experience working in a similar role
  • Technical and practical understanding of corporate and contract law
  • Competent on Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Ability to operate and thrive in a fast-paced organisation, often working across virtual teams - as such, stakeholder management and clear communication is essential
  • Self-starter - able to work independently and pro-actively but able to identify weakness and seek help from the Company Secretary when needed
  • Good attention to detail to be able to carefully analyse files and data
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Office administrative skills for tasks such as filing, typing and letter writing
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to your work
  • Professionalism when working with colleagues, senior management and clients

 

 Nice to haves

  • Law degree / CILEX qualifications
  • Company secretarial qualification

 

What we offer you

  • The chance to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with experienced industry leaders
  • Regular company update meeting – ask me anything style Q&A with our leadership team
  • Modern office in Huddersfield with fruit deliveries through the week, a relaxed dress code and free ‘posh coffee’ in our collaboration space
  • Company funded income protection, critical illness and life assurance cover
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual leave allowance increasing with length of service
  • An extra day off to celebrate your birthday, plus a £25 Amazon voucher
  • An annual performance-related bonus
  • Happy to talk flexible working
  • Investment in your professional development
  • Access to our free Employee Assistance Programme
  • An invite to our exclusive annual Christmas Party
  • Lots of fundraising events for charity to get involved in! 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Huddersfield

Saint Andrew's Road
HD1 6NA Huddersfield Directions 01484 439100 View page

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