Company Secretary and Head of Legal

This well renowned children's charity is now seeking to appoint a new Company Secretary and Head of Legal in this slightly new and adapted permanent role. Drawing on both company secretarial and a qualified legal background, you'll be tasked with not only ensuring that the Trustees take appropriate decisions that comply with the relevant legislative and regulatory requirements affecting the charity and its activities, but also coordinate and manage all internal legal advice. 
This leadership role will report to the Director of Department and the Chair (with a key working relationship with the CEO) and you will manage a team of 4-5people which include both company secretarial and legal professionals. 
The ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with senior managers and the Board of Trustees is of key importance to this role, as is the ability to lead from the front and demonstrate positive strategic thinking. 
The day to day duties of this role can be carried out remotely with occasional need to be present for relevant Board of Trustee meetings. Office space will be provided if needed/preferred. 
A full, detailed job description and person specification is available on request. Please note that there is a closing date for applications which is Friday 14 January 2022.  

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