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Memorandum & Articles of Association

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Solicitor-approved Memorandum of Association template and Articles of Association template. Download now.

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This 'Download Now' legal form combines the Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association to help you form a limited company limited by shares, quickly and easily.

If you're forming a limited company, then you need both the Articles of Association and Memorandum of Association to incorporate a UK company.

This "Download Now" 19-page legal form gives you both limited company documents in just one purchase.

Here's an outline of the contents of both the Articles of Association and the Memorandum of Association.

Articles of Association template

This Articles of Association download legal form is suitable for use when you are forming a company limited by shares.

This "Download Now" Articles of Association outlines the rules for the running of the limited company.

These Articles of Association comprise the 'Model Articles' introduced by the Companies Act 2006 (including all changes in October 2009), and can be used when setting up a limited company registered in England and Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland, after 1 October 2009. Limited companies only need register their Articles of Association with Companies House if the Model Articles are not adopted - i.e. if these Model Articles are adopted, there is no need to register them.

The Model Articles of Association contain the following standard clauses:

  • Interpretation and limitation of liability
  • Limited company directors' powers and responsibilities
  • Decision-making by limited company directors
  • Appointment of limited company directors
  • Shares
  • Dividends and other distributions
  • Capitalisation of profits
  • Organisation of limited company general meetings
  • Voting at limited company general meetings
  • Administrative arrangements
  • Limited company directors indemnity and insurance

Memorandum of Association template

This Memorandum of Association download legal form is suitable for use when you are forming a company limited by shares.

You can use this "Download Now" Memorandum of Association for forming a limited company in England and Wales , Scotland or Northern Ireland after 1 October 2009.

The Memorandum of Association lists the subscribers, and shows evidence that each subscriber intends to form a limited company and become a member of that limited company.

The Memorandum of Association also shows that each subscriber intends to take at least one share in the limited company.

This Memorandum of Association includes the following clauses:

  • Limited company name
  • Statement of intention
  • Subscribers

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