Commentary

57 The name of the limited liability partnership

BUSINESSES vol 4(2) start-up, sale and purchase
| Commentary

57 The name of the limited liability partnership

| Commentary

57 The name of the limited liability partnership

The rules relating to permissible names are again based very closely on the equivalent rules for new limited liability companies1. The name of a limited liability partnership (LLP) must end with the expression ‘limited liability partnership’ or the abbreviation ‘llp’ or ‘LLP’2. Apart from this, as under the company regime, the choice of company name is initially a commercial decision but care has to be taken to avoid a name which is prohibited under the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 as applied and modified by the Limited Liability Partnership (Application of

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