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Enhanced articles of association - single share class

Enhanced articles of association

These articles have been professionally drafted to offer enhancements upon the standard Model Articles for private companies limited by shares. The improvements afforded are detailed in the attached article.

These articles of association are only suitable for companies with a single class of shares - see below if you need enhanced articles for more than one share class.

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Enhanced articles of association - two share classes

Enhanced articles of association

These articles have been professionally drafted to offer enhancements upon the standard Model Articles for private companies limited by shares. The improvements afforded are detailed in the attached article.

These articles of association are only suitable for companies with two classes of shares - other enhanced articles are available on this page for one class or three classes of shares.

This download is associated with When might you want enhanced articles of association?

Enhanced articles of association - three share classes

Enhanced articles of association

These articles have been professionally drafted to offer enhancements upon the standard Model Articles for private companies limited by shares. The improvements afforded are detailed in the attached article.

These articles of association are only suitable for companies with three classes of shares - other enhanced articles are available above for one class or two classes of shares.

This download is associated with When might you want enhanced articles of association?

Template shareholders agreement

Shareholders agreement

This shareholders' agreement template has been professionally drafted to cover the key clauses that are most commonly needed as part of an agreement between shareholders. The main terms included in the template are detailed in the attached article. 

We'd always recommend you seek professional legal advice to ensure that any shareholders' agreement you adopt is appropriate to the particular circumstances and needs of your company and its shareholders. 

This download is associated with What should be included in a shareholders' agreement?

Written resolution to amend articles of association

Written resolution to change articles of association

A written resolution, signed by all shareholders, can be used when a company's articles of association are changed.

This template is for amending the existing articles. If you're replacing the articles with a new set, use the template below.

Written resolution to adopt new articles of association

Written resolution to adopt new articles of association

A written resolution, signed by all shareholders, can be used when a company's articles of association are changed.

This template is for replacing the articles with an entirely new set. If you're amending the existing articles instead, use the template above.

Special resolution to amend articles of association

Special resolution to change articles of association

A special resolution to change a company's articles of association can be passed at a general meeting of shareholders.

This template, which can be amended to sent to Companies House, is for amending the existing articles. If you're replacing the articles with a new set, use the template below.

Special resolution to adopt new articles of association

Special resolution to adopt new articles of association

A special resolution to change a company's articles of association can be passed at a general meeting of shareholders.

This template, which can be amended to sent to Companies House, is for replacing the existing articles with a new set. If you're amending the existing articles, use the template above.

Board resolution to change registered office

Board resolution to change registered office address

A board resolution is required to approve any change to the company's registered office address.

This template can be tailored to update your own company's registered office.

Specimen LLP agreement

LLP agreement

This LLP agreement template has been professionally drafted to cover the key clauses that are most commonly needed as part of an agreement between LLP members. The main terms included in the template are detailed in the attached article. 

We'd always recommend you seek professional legal advice to ensure that any LLP agreement you adopt is appropriate to the particular circumstances and needs of your limited liability partnership and its members. 

This download is associated with The Inform Direct specimen LLP agreement: a resource for LLPs

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