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Join Our Team as a Company Secretarial Assistant!

At Burges Salmon, we're more than just a law firm. We're a dynamic, forward-thinking team that thrives on innovation and collaboration. Our people play a vital role in shaping the firm's future, and we reward them with genuine opportunities for career progression. If you're ready to dive in and #BeMoreSalmon, keep reading!

Role Overview

As a Company Secretarial Assistant, you'll be at the heart of our operations, providing essential co sec services to our diverse portfolio of corporate clients – both nationally and internationally. Your responsibilities span a wide range of crucial governance and compliance tasks. 

For our Annual Service Clients, you'll be at the helm of maintaining statutory registers, ensuring Companies House compliance and navigating the intricate world of filings like the confirmation statement. Your role extends beyond paperwork; you'll support seamless corporate transactions and keep everyone on track with timely reminders, working closely with legal experts when needed. But that's just the beginning!

You'll dive into company secretarial matters, assist with incorporations, and ensure we're always on top of legal obligations. Plus, you'll spearhead audit responses and provide expert guidance on all things Companies House  - all the more important given the new regime introduced by the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023. With your sharp eye for compliance checks and knack for efficient document filing, you'll be the backbone of our governance and compliance operations, driving improvement and staying ahead of industry trends and regulations.

Key Skills

We're looking for someone with the following skills and experience:

  • Strong client-facing relationship management skills and very good communication skills.
  • High level of literacy and attention to detail.
  • Able to work to deadlines in a busy environment.
  • Strong organisational skills and able to use own initiative.
  • Good understanding of Companies House filings and requirements.
  • Experience of using Diligent Entities (formerly Blueprint OneWorld) is an advantage but not essential.
  • Grounding of core company secretarial experience preferred Chartered Governance Qualifying Scheme qualification not required.

Why Burges Salmon?

Step into our vibrant space where professionalism meets innovation, fostering a balance between work and life. Our collaborative spirit draws top legal minds, earning us accolades like the Investors in People - Platinum Accreditation and RollOnFriday's ‘Best Firm to Work at 2024', for the 3rd year running! Enjoy the flexibility of our hybrid working model and revel in our inclusive culture, where diversity thrives. Experience genuine career growth, dive into cutting-edge projects, and bask in the beauty of Bristol's culture and waterfront. Join us for a fulfilling journey where excellence and personal fulfilment collide.

Ready to Dive In?

If you're passionate about company secretarial work, thrive in a collaborative environment, and want to make a real impact, apply now! Or contact Victoria Lewton for an informal and confidential conversation.

Our commitments

It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities.  As a Disability Confident employer, we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process.

We are committed to finding the right person for this role, and we are open to discussing flexible, full time or part time working patterns. We have a successful hybrid working model, which provides another way for our people to work with flexibility.

Burges Salmon is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS2 0ZX

Meet the recruiterVictoria Lewton



Competitive Salary
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Private medical insurance
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Parental leave
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25 days annual leave
2 paid days leave volunteering
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