Charging orders—partners and partnership property
Charging orders—partners and partnership property

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Charging orders—partners and partnership property
  • Judgment debtor is a partner in a firm or a partnership
  • Serving charging orders—judgment debtor is a partnership
  • Charging orders—judgment debtor is a partner
  • Procedure for seeking a charging order

Charging orders can be sought over land or securities of the judgment debtor—see Practice Note: Charging orders—what are they and when to use them—CPR 73 and related content which considers when and how charging orders may be obtained under the revised procedure in force under CPR 73 and CPR PD 73, in force as of 6 April 2016. Note the April 2016 amendments to CPR 73 and CPR PD 73 did not extend to amendments to the specific provisions detailed below concerning partners and partnerships.

Judgment debtor is a partner in a firm or a partnership

Where the judgment debtor is either:

  1. a partnership, or

  2. an individual partner in a firm

then special rules apply.

Serving charging orders—judgment debtor is a partnership

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