Deputy Company Secretary/Legal Executive - Financial Services

Financial Manager

Ref: 990Wednesday 25 September 2019


This vacancy is now closed

Our client, a mortgage and savings provider, have an exciting opportunity for an experienced legal/company secretary to join the team, assisting the Group Secretary and the Director of Legal and Compliance with all aspects of the legal and regulatory requirements of the Society. This is a fantastic role for someone who wants to progress their career within a legal/company secretary function and there will opportunities for progression.


Main duties:

  • Understand and advise on various aspect of the laws and regulations applicable to building societies.
  • Review and propose update to various aspects of corporate governance.
  • Review of and/or drafting various commercial contracts with suppliers and third parties.
  • Assist in documenting investments and joint ventures and other commercial transactions on behalf of the Society.
  • Handling or assisting in dealing with litigation and disputes where appropriate.
  • Assist on Non Disclosure and Data Protection issues as required.
  • Research and write briefing papers on regulatory change.
  • Research on aspects of commercial and employment law where required.
  • Assist with the agendas, minutes and preparation of meeting documents for various committees and the AGM.
  • Maintain and update the calendar of board approvals and regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in all regulatory returns and filings.
  • Make applications for authorisations by the regulators
  • Assist in the reviewing and updating of policies and manuals.
  • Assist in the management of various projects.


The successful candidate will be a newly or recently qualified lawyers with knowledge/experience in contract law.