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Deputy Group Counsel/Deputy Company Secretary

MDY Legal is a multidisciplinary law firm providing legal advisory and governance services with a focus on international development. MDY Legal provides its legal and governance services to a wide variety of public private, and third sector clients in the international development sector. This includes the Private Infrastructure Development Group a high profile international development programme funded by international aid agencies in the infrastructure sector (www.pidg.org).

Main Purpose of Role

The Deputy Group Counsel/Deputy Company Secretary will work in MDY’s legal and governance team.

The Deputy Group Counsel/Deputy Company Secretary’s responsibilities will include:

· four days per week working from the offices of PIDG Ltd in Bevis Marks, London to support Diane Harris as the General Counsel/Company Secretary of PIDG Ltd with the provision of company secretarial and/or corporate secretariat and legal services to PIDG Ltd and other companies in the PIDG Group (including but not limited to The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund Ltd, GuarantCo Ltd, InfraCo Africa Ltd, InfraCo Africa Investment Ltd, InfraCo Asia Development Pte Ltd, InfraCo Asia Investments Ltd, ICF Debt Pool LLP and Green Africa Power LLP);

· one day each week at MDY Legal’s offices in Temple Chambers on other legal and governance work and business development for the firm.

The ideal Deputy Group Counsel/Deputy Company Secretary will be able to work independently whilst reporting to the General Counsel/Company Secretary and have a genuine interest in the International Development Sector. The Deputy Group Counsel/Deputy Company Secretary may be invited to transfer to the employment of PIDG Ltd after a minimum period of 12 months in the role.

The Deputy Group Counsel/Deputy Company Secretary will work closely with all current providers of legal and company secretarial services to the various companies within the PIDG group in all relevant jurisdictions to ensure the effective implementation of “One PIDG” across the whole PIDG group.

Please see the attached job description to the right, on this page, for further information about this role.

Please email all applications to Recruitmentgroup@mdy.co.uk. The deadline for applications is 5pm BST on the 20th April 2018.