Company Secretarial

At Stoke White we appreciate that complying with statutory obligations is a significant and time-consuming responsibility.

Failure to comply can have serious consequences including, among other things, your company being struck off, directors being personally fined and in some cases being disqualified as a director for up to 15 years.

Our Company Secretarial Service can provide tailored advice and support companies of all types, from early stage businesses through to multinationals and listed companies. We offer a range of practical and effective support to our clients across the full spectrum of company secretarial services, ranging from company formations to maintaining statutory books. Our lawyers work with regional, national and international companies to ensure complete and continuing compliance with your obligations under UK company law so that you can focus your efforts on growing your company.

Our company secretarial services include:

Company formation services

• Advising on the appropriate legal structure for your business
• Drafting the incorporation documents, including bespoke articles of association and shareholders’ agreements
• Dealing with Companies House incorporation filings including, as required, same-day incorporation
• Advising on directors’ duties and responsibilities

Company secretarial & registered office services

• Acting as company secretary and maintaining statutory registers
• Preparing Confirmation Statements and other statutory documents
• Acting as registered office
• Changing the share structure of a company
• Updating a company’s constitution
• Share buybacks and reductions of share capital
• Calling and holding general meetings
• Appointing and removing directors
• Restoring companies to the register
• Dissolving companies