Set up a UK Company from Overseas

As an overseas client setting up a company in the UK you want to be confident that you have the right partner supporting you.

Whether you are a multi-national organisation setting up a UK subsidiary or a non-resident operating through a UK company, you need someone to guide you through your statutory compliance requirements in plain English. Elemental can help with everything from UK incorporation to ongoing compliance.

    Helped 1,600 clients from over 100 countries, here in the UK.
    UK experts, focused solely on the UK market, rules and regulations.
    Member of the UK Government’s Investment Support Directory.
    Integrated offering, ideal for overseas clients looking to reduce complexity and cost.

Services For Overseas Clients

Our unique offering means we’re able to provide our overseas clients with a single point of contact in the UK for managing their UK subsidiary or entity. From UK company incorporation to ongoing accounting and compliance.

UK Company Incorporation

Combining the speed of a digital UK incorporation service, with expert help each step of the way. We incorporate all types of companies and partnerships in the UK.

Registered Address Services

All UK companies require a registered office. Our comprehensive service includes a central London address and access to a digital mailroom, as standard.

Annual Compliance Package

Our fixed fee annual compliance package is designed to cover the annual Companies House requirements that every UK private company has to comply with.

Process Agent

We can act as an agent for service of process.. We provide a simple yet professional service; with the choice of instant online appointments or the help of our expert term.

Accountancy and Tax

Accounts preparation, tax and book-keeping services provided by qualified accountants. Where you have an existing accountant in your home country, we can work with them to feed the figures into your group reporting.

Director Services

Experienced and qualified UK resident directors who can be appointed to SPVs and holding companies. This service can be combined with other corporate services to help support UK domiciliation.

Domiciliation Services

Complete managed domiciliation services and administrative services for your UK entity.

Corporate Legal Services

Our team has worked at the highest level in the City of London and provide a range of corporate legal support, including articles of association, shareholders’ agreements, reorganisations and other corporate matters.

Who we work with

We specialise in supporting clients looking for a tailored and personalised services:

  • UK Subsidiaries
  • International Groups
  • Financial Institutions
  • Trading Companies
  • Law Firms
  • Private Wealth

We have used Elemental for a full range of company secretarial, employment and commercial legal advice since our London Stock Exchange listing. Nick and his team are always available and have always supported our needs with technical competency.”

Joe Bayer, Executive Chairman. InnovaDerma plc


Our client, Mytilineos is a multinational Greek conglomerate with a market cap of over $1.5bn; it is one of the 20 largest companies in Greece. Its operations span Metallurgy, EPC, Electric Power and Gas Trading.

We have advised the group on how to use the UK as an intermediary holding jurisdiction, providing detailed tax advice on the UK’s double tax treaty network, the dividend exemption and interest deductibility rules. The group has, via the UK and with our advice, expanded in to half a dozen international jurisdictions.

Elemental now also assist with bookkeeping, accounting, corporation tax, HR, payroll, pensions, Capital Gains Tax, VAT, Intrastat reporting, CbC reporting, company secretarial and legal matters.

Wherever you are, we can help

We work with over 1,600 clients from over 100 countries, here in the UK.

Speak to an expert

Get in touch and we would be happy to share our experience of helping other companies setup in the UK.

Meet Dhruv

Dhruv Patel heads up the Tax and Accountancy team at Elemental. He holds a law degree and is dual qualified as both a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Advisor. He is passionate about providing simple to follow and straightforward advice, however complicated the underlying issue.

Prior to setting up the Accounting department at Elemental, Dhruv worked at PwC and Mazars.

Meet Nick

Nick Lindsay is Founder and Director of Elemental and heads up the Governance and Corporate Services teams. He is an experienced corporate lawyer and qualified Chartered Company Secretary.

Prior to starting Elemental, Nick trained at Olswang in London (now part of CMS). He has also worked in-house at the BBC Worldwide Visa Europe.

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Get in touch with us today to see how we can help overseas and non-resident clients here in the UK, from UK incorporation to ongoing compliance.

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