A minimum of two partners are required with at least one partner being ordinarily resident in Singapore. A partner is defined as any person who has been admitted as a partner in the LLP in accordance with the LLP agreement. All partners are able to be involved in the management of the LLP.

The LLP has to appoint a manager who is defined as any person who is concerned in or takes part in the management of the LLP. The manager must be a natural person at least 18 years old and must be ordinarily resident in Singapore. However, he needs to be neither a Singaporean nor a partner.

He must not be

  • an undischarged bankrupt
  • disqualified as an unfit manager of an insolvent LLP under section 34 of the LLP Act
  • disqualified to act as a manager of a former LLP wound up on the grounds of national security or interest
  • convicted of offences involving fraud or dishonesty, or other offences connected with the formation or management of a LLP and was disqualified as a manager; disqualified under Sections 149, 149A or 154 of the Companies Act