Articles of Association

If you’re setting up your business as a limited company, then you’ll need articles of association. They’re the statutory contract between the members, and between each member and the company. Your company’s articles will set out how the company will be managed.
Given that they’re so important, it’s a good idea to have professional drafted articles. You can rest assured that your company is compliant with legislation and that it’s based on principles of good governance.

What you will get from this service

  • A 30-minute consultation with your lawyer to align objectives. You’ll discuss:
    • Whether your company will be limited by shares or limited by guarantee
    • Any changes that you require to the model articles
    • Key details about your business that your lawyer needs to draft the articles
    • Your specific questions about the process
  • Articles of Association to underpin your company and file at Companies House
  • Follow up phone call to discuss the articles and the impact of certain provisions.

What this service will enable you to do

You’ll tick off one of the documents you need to register your business as a limited company on Companies House. You’ll have a document that clearly sets out the way in which the company will operate.

What happens after I hire a lawyer?

1. Onboarding

You send your lawyer proof of ID and address and your lawyer checks for conflicts. You send any relevant documentation to your lawyer. Your lawyer send you a client engagement letter to sign and return.

2. Personal Consultation

Choose between a phone, online or face-to-face meeting with your lawyer

3. Draft documentation

Your lawyer sends you a draft version of the document for you to review

4. Revisions and approval

You review the draft, provide comments if necessary, and request revisions. Your lawyer will provide you with another iteration, incorporating your changes as far as possible. Once you’re happy with the document, you approve the final version.

5. Leave a review of your Experience

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