Corporate Legal Counsel

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    London, England

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    £650 - £775 per day

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    Ryan King

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    3 months ago

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Corporate Legal Counsel - Contract

A top FTSE business, this company is now looking for interim support in their Company Secretarial team. The role will provide leadership and legal expertise on a range of corporate structuring and subsidiary governance matters, ensuring compliance applicable to UK subsidiaries of a FTSE listed business in London, New York and Johannesburg.

The role will require providing legal counselling for a range of Group structuring projects driven by Group finance, tax and treasury functions, including Group restructurings, new company and branch incorporations, company liquidations, capital reductions, equity injections, share redemptions and intra-group acquisitions and disposals.

The job holder will also maintain and develop the Group Statement of Delegated Authorities in compliance with applicable law and regulations, and promote global understanding and compliance of the Group's Corporate Governance Framework

This role will also act as an initial escalation point, for subsidiary governance matters handled by the UK subsidiary governance team members, to support the Head of Group Corporate Governance.

You will need to be a qualified lawyer with at least 6 years of PQE and with demonstrable prior experience of advising on UK corporate legal and corporate governance matters in an international context, gained in a private practice environment and/or in a FTSE 100 corporate legal or company secretarial environment.

You will need an excellent working knowledge of UK companies legislation and the UK corporate governance regime and good working knowledge of the UK listing regime and the UK Market Abuse Regulations

This role is looking for someone who can start ASAP and the contract will initially last until the end of the year. Inside ir35

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.