Removal of a company secretary
Removal of a company secretary

The following Corporate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Removal of a company secretary
  • Removal of a company secretary
  • Notifications required on a change of company secretary
  • Register of secretaries

This Practice Note focuses on how a company secretary of a public company (as defined) or a private company (as defined) may be removed.

It does not discuss how a company secretary of a public company or a private company may be appointed or resign, as to which see Practice Notes: Appointment of a company secretary and Resignation of a company secretary.

Removal of a company secretary

Neither the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) nor the model articles contain any provisions relating to how a company secretary may be removed. The company’s articles of association or the company secretary’s contract of employment may include specific provisions regarding how and when the secretary may be removed from office.

Notifications required on a change of company secretary

The removal of a compan

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