Definitions of articles


(UK) a term, now no longer in use, that describes the period of training that a person must complete with a firm of solicitors before they can become a fully qualified solicitor (NB the term two year training contract is now used instead of articles)

She completed articles and three years Post Qualification Experience at Carter and Aitken.


a document outlining the rules governing a company's internal organisation

Shares that do not have voting rights according to the articles are not taken into account when assessing whether a majority has been reached.