Company Secretaries are responsible for supporting the board and keeping them informed of their legal responsibilities. This allows many lawyers to begin their careers as governance professionals and naturally transition into that of a company secretary.
Swapping the banking sector for real estate, former general counsel (GC) of The Co-operative Bank, Brona McKeown, has been appointed GC and company secretary of FTSE 100 company British Land.
Join the ICSA on Wednesday 2 May to explore the opportunities that a career in governance and company secretarial practice can offer you.
What if you could put your legal knowledge to good use in a job which boasts variety, responsibility and a competitive salary to boot? The Lex 100 editor Hawys Boobier finds out more about the unique and exciting role of a company secretary and why there aren't many jobs like it.
Did you hear about the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010? What about the 2015 Volkswagen emissions scandal? Poor working conditions at Sports Direct and the collapse of BHS? Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade, the chances are these headlines won’t be news to you.
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