How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask UKSolicitorJA Your Own Question

UKSolicitorJA, Solicitor
Category: Law
Satisfied Customers: 4312
Experience:  English solicitor with over 12 years experience
Type Your Law Question Here...
UKSolicitorJA is online now

Can the article association be harmful to myself if we get

Customer Question

Can the article association be harmful to myself if we get a disruption. I am thinking to have a private limited company with 2 directors. if it is not. how can 2 directors (the same shareholder) vote for decisions? can the decision be taken only by one director without the other? Can only one director remove thee other director later on? if Yes, how to be covered.

Can I have article of association template that it can cover both?

Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.

A private company may only have 1 director and 1 shareholder, there is no need to appoint 2 directors or 2 shareholders. This would give you control of the company if you were the sole director and shareholder.

You may use the model Articles appearing here:

Hope this helps. May I help further?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

But we are 2 Directors. and we need to be 2.

But the point I need to be covered.

And I saw that template on company house before. but i there a problem using this article without worrying that the other director can remove the first one.

Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
In that case, you should enter into a shareholders agreement with the other person if they are also a shareholder and specify what decisions you may take alone without consulting them.

See here for an example:

Shareholders may remove a director by passing an ordinary resolution under the Companies Act, so if the other director does not have at least 50% shares, they cannot normally remove you as a director.

Hope this helps

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

we need to be 2 directors and both of us are the same shareholders. no more people in.

by using the company house form for article of association. can one director remove the other one? yes/no. and why?

Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
No, this is not possibloe as there is no provision in the model Articles for removal of directors.

See S. 168 of the Companies Act 2006 which would apply:

All the best

What Customers are Saying:

  • Thank you so much for your help. Your answers were really useful and came back so quickly. Great! Maggie
< Previous | Next >
  • Thank you so much for your help. Your answers were really useful and came back so quickly. Great! Maggie
  • A quick response, a succinct and helpful answer in simple English. I believe I can now confront the counter party with confidence -- worth the 30 bucks! Rick
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C.
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex
  • Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult. GP
  • I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion. Justin
  • Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around. Esther

Meet The Experts:

  • Jo C.

    Jo C.


    Satisfied Customers:

    Over 5 years in practice
< Previous | Next >
  • Jo C.'s Avatar

    Jo C.


    Satisfied Customers:

    Over 5 years in practice
  • Ben Jones's Avatar

    Ben Jones

    UK Lawyer

    Satisfied Customers:

    Qualified Solicitor - Please start your question with 'For Ben Jones'
  • Buachaill's Avatar



    Satisfied Customers:

    Barrister 17 years experience
  • Max Lowry's Avatar

    Max Lowry


    Satisfied Customers:

    LLB, 10 years post qualification experience
  • UK_Lawyer's Avatar



    Satisfied Customers:

    I am a qualified solicitor and an expert in UK law.
  • Kasare's Avatar



    Satisfied Customers:

    Solicitor, 10 yrs plus experience in civil litigation, employment and family law
  • Joshua's Avatar



    Satisfied Customers:

    LL.B (Hons), Higher Prof. Dip. Law & Practice