Kate Wickstead

Corporate Company Secretary

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Kate joined Dyke Yaxley as Corporate Company Secretary in March 2021 having previously worked at Natwest and Royal Bank of Scotland bank for most of her career.

Kate started off her career within the in-house legal department at NatWest bank and stayed with them through RBS acquiring them, progressing to the position of Legal Counsel. Kate provided advice and worked on projects throughout the commercial and retail sectors of the group before leaving in 2013.

Kate studied part-time at the University of Law Birmingham whilst working at NatWest/RBS Bank to qualify as a solicitor.

Kate then joined Severnside Housing in house legal department in 2013 and saw them merge with Housing Plus Group. Kate provided advise in relation to commercial contracts; landlord and tenant matters; data protection; company and charity law. Kate also provided company secretarial support for a number of its Boards.

Kate now provides Company Secretarial support to our clients.

In her role as Corporate Company Secretary, Kate drafts the necessary minutes and resolutions and Companies House paperwork for transactions involving incorporations of companies; share issues; share sub-divisions; share reclassifications; share transfers; share buy-backs; share for share exchanges; as well as reviewing and amending the company’s articles of association.

Together with the above, Kate provides day to day Company Secretarial support to our clients including (but not limited to); changing the companies registered office address, appointing or removing Director(s), appointing or removing a Company Secretary as well as keeping the company statutory registers up to date.