Key details:
Working Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Reporting to: Group Finance Director
Location: Manton Wood
Overall Purpose of Job
  • Support the Executive team and main Board on all legal and Company Secretarial matters.
  • Shared responsibility for: HR & Legal Administrator


General Description – Task Related

Strategic and Commercial 

Ensure knowledge of Organisation Strategy and objectives.


  • Commercial agreements e.g. Distribution Agreements, Commission Agreements, supply chain contracts, university research agreements
  • IP protection including NDA’s, trademarks and patents
  • Company secretarial matters for UK and international entities
  • Provide legal support to commercial teams as required
  • Provide support for HR legal matters for UK and international personnel
  • Oversee insurance renewals
  • Participate in Risk and Corporate Governance strategy, processes and reporting
  • Adhoc legal and compliance matters including property, M & A, Privacy etc


  • Law qualification or member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA)


Skills And Experience

Personal Skills

  • Must have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Good communication skills (Verbal and written)
  • Ability to negotiate effectively
  • Able to handle difficult situations and pressure
  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively on own initiative
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task and organise with minimum supervision
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate needs before they arise
  • Be collaborative, proactive and focused on providing value for Anpario
  • Be credible, innovative and professional


Experience and knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of English contract law
  • Commercial/Business law experience
  • Good experience of drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Team management experience
  • IT skills: must be a competent user of Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


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Job Description approved and reviewed by Karen Prior