Legal Assistant – Graduate opportunity

Date Posted:

Wednesday May 17, 2023




Hourly rate up to £23 per hour


37.5 per week

A new fixed term opportunity has arisen in the Company Secretariat team for a standard listed organisation based in Winnersh, employing 33,500 employees worldwide.

We are looking to recruit a bright, highly motivated legal professional to provide support to the Company Secretariat team for 6-9 months.  This is a hybrid role, two days a week in the office.

The Company Secretariat Assistant will provide support to the Company Secretary and the wider Company Secretariat team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Subsidiary governance support (arranging meetings, maintaining records, updating Diligent entities database and Group Structure Chart, CS01s etc)
  • Support the AGM process
  • Assist with Subsidiary accounts and plc dividend work
  • Provide general support across the Company Secretariat team with transactional work and ad-hoc projects

This is an excellent opportunity for a legal graduate looking for experience in a listed Plc or a legal administrator looking to develop their skills within a Company Secretariat function. You will need effective communication skills, with the ability to maintain and develop cooperative relationships within a multi-stakeholder environment.  An analytical and systematic approach to everyday tasks is essential. 

Our priority is to recruit a talented hire for a temporary period who is committed to providing high level support to an in-house Company Secretariat team. An understanding of organisational and cultural sensitivity will be vital and, you will need to demonstrate effective planning and organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure and deliver to strict deadlines. Highly proficient IT skills including MS Office are essential. 

Our client is committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of their people.



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