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Ian Coyle


Ian has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988. He joined Barclay Simpson in 1996 and in 2006 became a director and focused on the management of the business while supporting several of the developing practices, in particular legal. In 2018, following two years as CEO, he became Chairman of the Board and ceased his involvement in executive management.

He is now fully focused on developing the company’s Company Secretarial practice, working in conjunction with the company’s legal division. This focuses on experienced hire recruitment from assistant company secretaries through to group company secretaries and depending on the nature of the governance organisation of the client, general counsels and qualified lawyers. Clients dealt with range across banking and financial services, commerce and professional services.

Trainee Company Secretary
  • Location Leatherhead, Surrey
  • Salary £45,000 - £55,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Banking, Other Financial Services , Company Secretrial
  • Description A qualified lawyer with at least two years' PQE is sought by this well-established financial services business to undertake a dual legal support and assistant company secretarial role...
Board Support
  • Location London, City
  • Salary £50,000 - £60,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Company Secretrial
  • Description This global financial services business is seeking a Board Support specialist to join a busy secretariat to provide support to the UK & European Boards and Committees of the Group...
Company Secretary
  • Location Bristol
  • Salary £80,000 - £90,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Company Secretrial
  • Description An excellent senior company secretary opportunity is available with this financial services group for an experienced ACIS/FCIS with sound management experience in complex corporate environments...
Trainee Company Secretary
  • Location Central London
  • Salary £30-£35,000 + Bens
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Insurance , Other Financial Services , Company Secretrial
  • Description The major international financial services group is seeking an ambitious trainee company secretary to augment their company secretarial and governance function. Reporting to the Deputy Company Secretary and other senior...