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The Company Names Tribunal

The Tribunal deals with applications (complaints) made under sections 69(1)(a) and (b) of the Companies Act 2006 External Link (‘the Act’).

This provision of the Act provides a remedy for parties who are aggrieved by the registration of a company name in which they have a goodwill/reputation; in particular, where the company name has been registered to take advantage of this goodwill/reputation to extract money or to prevent the aggrieved party from registering the name.