Did you know? Many careers that start in law end up working within the governance and company secretarial space as more people become aware of the duties and how your studies overlap.
As a recent graduate in law, you can easily pursue a career in company secretarial role, giving you access to the boardroom where you can use your knowledge to guide the chairman and board.
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.
Join the ICSA on 24 January to explore the breadth of opportunity that a career in governance and company secretarial can offer.
Join the ICSA on Wednesday 2 May to explore the opportunities that a career in governance and company secretarial practice can offer you.
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Your law degree can get you into the boardroom, influencing and guiding the board of an organisation to be both effective and risk averse. There is no necessity for a training contract or the need to specialise.
Join the ICSA on Wednesday 30 January to find out more about roles in governance and company secretarial.
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