Head of Dept.

Head of Dept – Co Sec

A Law Firm in Dublin with offices in London and the US is seeking a Company Secretary to manage, lead and develop their company secretarial and corporate governance department.  


Candidates will ideally have experience in a law practice or have a law background.  Candidates with legal qualifications and experience in corporate law who would like to expand their career in a corporate governance environment will also be considered for this role.


Role and Responsibilities:

·       Managing the daily delivery of company secretarial services and corporate governance advices to our high profile corporate clients

·       Develop and manage new and existing client relationships

·       Recruiting, training, supervising and appraising department staff

·       Implementing protocols and standard operating procedures for client management

·       Develop initiatives to continually improve the performance of the department

·       Engagement with the firm's partners and staff across all practice areas

·       Controlling finance and budgeting for the department

·       Overseeing company secretarial technologies and software systems

·       Providing educational workshops for department staff and contribution to the firm's wider educational programmes

·       Responsibility for a select client portfolio to include attendance at board meetings and minute taking


Skills, experience and characteristics required:

·       ACIS or FCIS qualified Company Secretary

·       Excellent knowledge of the Companies Acts

·       Experience of managing a team and their personal development

·       Excellent communication, organisational skills and attention to detail

·       Strong academic leadership skills

·       Ability to work to deadlines and manage multiple projects



Any questions or queries contact Cian @   Cian.Fitzpatrick@Cpl.ie

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