Resignation of a company secretary
Resignation of a company secretary

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

  • Resignation of a company secretary
  • Resignation 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 resign.

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

Resignation of a company secretary

Neither the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) nor the model articles contain any specific provisions about how a company secretary may resign. Subject to any specific provisions in the company’s articles of association or the company secretary’s contract of employment, it is usual practice for a company secretary to resign by way of a resignation letter addressed to the directors of the company.

Notifications required on a change of company secre

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