Skip to main content

Company Secretarial Assistant

Burges Salmon
Bristol (City Centre), Bristol
Closing date
3 Aug 2024

View more

Job Details

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.


Standing with you. Ambitious for you.

Standing with you, we’re ambitious to provide the best service for you – and it’s ambition with purpose. 

In a rapidly changing world, our commitment to environmental sustainability, and our social, inclusion and diversity responsibilities, are central to that purpose – enabling us to support you with your own response to these opportunities.

We’re down-to-earth, straightforward and strategically switched-on. You benefit from our specialism in complex legal areas, along with market sector expertise that’s as deep as it is focused.

We’re always accessible, always responsive. Between you and us, there are no barriers. 

Above all, you’ll find our commercial edge is matched by a genuine caring culture – for you, for our people and for the wider communities around us.

It’s what makes us a law firm you can trust. One you’ll enjoy working with.  

Our vision

Our vision is to be the market-leading independent UK law firm that provides the best proposition for its people and its clients.

By focusing on the markets and areas of expertise where we have extensive knowledge and experience, we achieve the best outcomes for our clients, who range from large organisations, entrepreneurial businesses and public sector bodies, to individuals, families and their global wealth. We are trusted to help them with everything from their everyday legal needs to their business critical issues and all points in between.

  • UK-wide: We have lawyers who are qualified to work in all three legal jurisdictions in the UK – England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  • International: Across the world, we work with a select number of like-minded independent law firms – our Preferred Law Firm network.
Company info
+44 (0) 117 939 2000
One Glass Wharf
United Kingdom

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert