Company Matters: Should I limit myself when setting up a firm?

For my new venture, should I set up a limited or unlimited company?

11th March, 2012
Company Matters: Should I limit myself when setting up a firm?
David Fitzgibbon, partner, corporate department, William Fry Solicitors.


I am setting up a new company, having operated as a sole trader for several months. I have the option of setting up a limited or unlimited company. Getting my head around company law is proving complicated, so I am wondering if the latter option might be the better one for me and, if so, what are the benefits?


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