Bridget is the Company Secretary of DAC Beachcroft LLP and supports the Senior Partner in her role as Chair of the LLP Board of Directors. She is secretary to the Board and the Audit Committee. She advises on corporate governance and best practice and has responsibility for some statutory and member compliance matters.
Bridget is a member of the Governance Advisory Practice where her focus is monitoring developments in corporate governance and advising corporate clients. She is based in our Manchester office.
She is a Chartered Secretary specialising in corporate governance and the practical application of regulation and company law. She previously spent a number of years as Joint Head of Corporate Policy at the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, working with the ICSA Forum of company secretaries from the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 on the development of practical guidance, and responding to consultations on the development of law and regulation. She has also spent a number of years working in listed secretariats, both in a FTSE 100 and a FTSE small cap company.
Bridget's recent experience includes:
detailed governance reviews and the provision of advice on changes to governance infrastructure post IPO
governance map reviews under SIMR
annual updates to the Thomson Reuters Practical Law guide to UK corporate governance and directors' duties in conjunction with a corporate partner
company secretarial secondments
subsidiary governance reviews
annual report drafting
Bridget qualified as a Chartered Secretary in 2001 and joined DAC Beachcroft in 2012.