Hug a lawyer Well, maybe not literally, but pause for a moment and spare a thought for what they do. Lawyer bashing is obviously a popular pastime in the press and in the pub — until those who do the bashing need one themselves. But around the world, lawyers and other members of the legal…
Company & commercial
In any company, the Articles of Association are critical – they bind the members and govern the way in which the company is run.
Who appoints and dismisses the directors? Are any issues reserved for unanimous or qualified majority decision? Are minority interests protected? Are there suitable restrictions on the transfer of shares outside the family or other chosen group? Such questions must be regulated in the Articles because they will govern the legal position in the event of a dispute.