Articles of association

Company constitutions

The day to day running of your company will be governed by its articles of association. We can draft bespoke articles for you if we form your company or use the Model Articles introduced under the Companies Act 2006.

However, the model articles are not particularly user-friendly and we commonly advise clients that their interests will be better served by asking us to draft articles of association specifically tailored to their company, which can be adopted either on incorporation or subsequently.

An alternative route is to adopt the Model Articles but then override them by entering into a shareholders’ agreement, which will prevail over the Model Articles where the two conflict.