About Us

We are a team of corporate governance professionals, with over 40 years combined experience in the company secretarial profession who are dedicated to ensuring your organisation maintains high standards of corporate governance and help it comply with its financial and legal obligations. The team is equipped with a diverse skill-set and are driven to help our clients optimise their governance strategies. We promote good governance through the provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code, the Disclosure and Transparency Rules and the UK Listing Rules, and for Investment Trusts we guide by the provisions set out in the Association of Investment Companies (‘AIC’) Code of Corporate Governance. Members of the team also have an excellent working knowledge the Companies Act 2006 to help further assist clients navigate the nuances of UK Company Law.

Meet the Team

Jane Muir, Kin Company Secretarial

Jane Muir – Managing Director & Company Secretary (FCG)

Jane has over 30 years’ experience as a chartered Company Secretary and is a Fellow member of The Governance Institute (previously known as the ICSA). Jane began her Company Secretarial career in the financial services industry in 1989 where she was responsible for a portfolio of private companies before starting her own company secretarial practice in 2006. This was the legacy business, formally Derringtons, which is now Kin Company Secretarial. Jane has extensive experience in supporting the governance needs of both private and publicly listed companies across a range of industries including the investment management, hospitality, media, leisure, technology, and property sectors.

Jane specialises in all areas of company secretarial practice and transactional work and enjoys working with early-stage businesses and adapting to their governance needs and supporting them through the transition, ensuring they continue to meet their statutory obligations.

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Deirdre Quinn, Kin Company Secretarial

Deirdre Quinn – Head of Company Secretariat & Legal (ACG)

Deirdre is a qualified member of the Governance Institute UK & Ireland and holds a MSc in Corporate Governance with distinction from LSBU Business School. Deirdre is a keen academic and most recently has obtained a Post-Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP Law School in London and she holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from UCD, Ireland.

Deirdre has supported the Board of a FTSE 100 listed firm since 2015 in her capacity as Assistant Company Secretary before joining Kin in 2021 to oversee the Group’s Company Secretariat department and to enhance the corporate governance capabilities of the team. Deirdre works closely with the Boards of publicly listed companies and is passionate about promoting Good Governance practices with a keen emphasis on utilising technology to enhance all aspects of company secretarial and corporate governance support. Deirdre is currently undertaking a part-time secondment as a trainee solicitor at a London city law firm and is currently reading for her Solicitors Qualifying Exams.

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Andreea Andrei, Kin Company Secretarial

Andreea Andrei – Trainee Company Secretary

Andreea is a student member of the UK Governance Institute, currently studying towards the Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme with a view to becoming a fully qualified Company Secretary. Andreea has over three years of company secretarial experience, gained in both a UK accountancy firm and a corporate professional services firm.

Andreea is a motivated student who predominately assists private companies with their day-to-day company secretarial needs and statutory requirements.

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We Are Hiring. Could This Be You?

If you are considering a new career opportunity, we are currently expanding our team to meet the growing demand of our clients and are interested in hearing from candidates with all levels of corporate governance and company secretarial experience. Whether you are a trainee or company secretarial assistant just starting out in the profession or an experienced Company Secretary looking for a change of pace and a new challenge in your career, we would love to hear from you.

Please email companysecretary@kincosec.com to learn more about our open roles.