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Company Secretary

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

  • Contact:

    Eden Brown

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3137 3740

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client is a high growth global fintech expanding its presence to London. This is a purpose driven organisation delivering a highly innovative and market-leading product.

As Corporate Governance Manager, you will be responsible for upholding the ethical conduct and corporate governance standards across the organisation, working closely with the board of directors. This is a newly created role offering the chance to work globally within a complex and fast moving environment.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee legal tasks across multiple countries, including engaging at board and shareholder meetings.

  • Implement governance frameworks, policies and processes in line with all local legislation.

  • Set up new entities according to the local jurisdiction, prepare constitutional documents, and assist with registrations and ongoing legal matters.

  • Advise on company distributions, dissolutions, incorporations, and liquidations.

  • Advise the board and management on corporate governance and company law.

  • Manage the yearly legal obligations such as annual reports and financial statements.

  • Prepare board and shareholder packs and advise on corporate governance procedures.

Your Profile

  • 10+ years experience, likely coming from private practice or a company secretarial role in-house within a commercial organisation.

  • Appropriate legal qualification.

  • Established track record of successfully managing corporate governance issues and implementing processes.

  • Proven ability to deliver high-quality, accurate work while managing intricate structures and entities.

  • Experience dealing with sensitive and confidential information.

  • A highly organised and driven individual with the ability to engage with a range of stakeholders credibly and efficiently.

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Eden Brown.
Phone: 020 3137 3740
Reference Code: 11946

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom, New York and China. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.