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Introduction - Limited Liability Partnership Strike off, Dissolution & Restoration


This guide explains how a limited liability partnership (LLP) can be removed from, and restored to the register. This guide applies to all LLPs registered in the United Kingdom (UK) i.e. England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

You will find the relevant legislation in The Limited Liability Partnership Act 2000 and in Part 31 of the Companies Act 2006 as applied to LLPs by Part 13 of the Limited Liability Partnerships (Application of Companies Act 2006) Regulations 2009 SI2009/XX.

This guide explains

Voluntary strike off and dissolution - how you can ask the registrar to remove your LLP from the register (chapter 1).
LLPs no longer carrying on business or in operation- how the registrar may remove your LLP from the register if it is no longer carrying on business or in operation (chapter 2).
Restoration to the register by Court Order - how the court can restore the LLP to the register (chapter 3).
Administrative Restoration - how a former member may apply to the registrar to have the LLP restored (chapter 4).
If, after reading this guide, you are in doubt about your responsibilities, you should consider seeking professional advice from a solicitor or accountant.