Chartered Secretary - Corporate Governance
Mason Hayes & Curran LLP is a leading Irish law firm based in Dublin with representative offices in San Francisco, New York and London. The firm has been the fastest growing law firm in Ireland over the last decade. We are a business law firm with extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of Irish business-related law and with particular focus on the Energy, Technology, Financial Services, Built Environment, Healthcare, Life Sciences and Charities sectors.
We are currently seeking to recruit a Chartered Secretary for our Corporate Governance team.
We are currently seeking a qualified company secretary to join our Corporate Governance department to assist in the provision of advice and services in respect of company secretarial and corporate governance matters to a varied portfolio of international and domestic clients.
Our Corporate Governance Team provides an integrated and extensive range of corporate advisory, corporate governance and company compliance services to our Irish and overseas clients. We have a broad client base ranging from start-up companies to listed and regulated public limited companies and we advise them on all aspects of Irish company law.
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate to develop his/her expertise by to working in a top tier firm with an enviable client base.
Responsibilities of role
Provision of advice and services in respect of company secretarial and corporate governance matters to a varied portfolio of international and domestic clients.
Provision of specific governance and company secretarial advice and services throughout the lifecycle of an Irish registered company, which advice and services include the drafting of the requisite resolutions and statutory forms and project management of the relevant process.
Provision of advice and services to EEA and non-EEA companies in respect of the registration and maintenance of branches in Ireland.
Provision of specialist company secretarial advice and services in respect of company reorganisations, including changes in share structure, share redemptions and share buy backs.
Organising and attendance at board and shareholder meetings to include compilation and circulation of the required documents, minute taking and liaising with client and board members in relation to same.
Provision of company secretarial support in respect of corporate and financial services transactions, including due diligence of company statutory records and generation of due diligence reports, drafting minutes and ancillary documents and filings associated with the transaction.
The ideal candidate will have:
2-4 years’ experience, ideally from a top- or mid-tier law firm or accountancy practice;
Strong academic qualifications including a Corporate Governance Institute qualification;
A high level of commercial awareness;
Excellent technical and drafting skills coupled with a good eye for detail;
A good understanding of legal systems and software;
A diligent and inquisitive approach, and
A strong work ethic and flexible approach to work.
Why Mason Hayes & Curran?
Excellent remuneration and benefits package; pension, healthcare & bonus;
Friendly, open and informal working atmosphere;
Flexible / hybrid working arrangements;
Focus on employee involvement, wellbeing and success;
Social events, clubs and initiatives (Green Team, Working on Wellness, subsidised fitness classes, MHC RISE, Diversity, Sports & Social and Art Committee);
MHC knowledge and education programme;
Strong track record in CSR programmes, pro bono work and charitable efforts.
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So, if you like challenge, value autonomy, work well within a team, enjoy partnering with senior business stakeholders and love working with top notch clients, then apply to join us @MASON HAYES & CURRAN. We invite you to grow your career with us!