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Mr X is a sole trader solicitor who trades as ABC Solicitors. A claimant has issued a debt claim against ‘ABC Solicitors’, rather than ‘Mr X trading as ABC Solicitors’. ABC will have no assets in its own name and the claimant wants to enforce against Mr X personally. Could a judgment against ABC Solicitors be enforced against Mr X personally? If not, is there anything that the claimant can do to rectify this?

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Published on LexisPSL on 28/11/2019

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  • Mr X is a sole trader solicitor who trades as ABC Solicitors. A claimant has issued a debt claim against ‘ABC Solicitors’, rather than ‘Mr X trading as ABC Solicitors’. ABC will have no assets in its own name and the claimant wants to enforce against Mr X personally. Could a judgment against ABC Solicitors be enforced against Mr X personally? If not, is there anything that the claimant can do to rectify this?

Mr X is a sole trader solicitor who trades as ABC Solicitors. A claimant has issued a debt claim against ‘ABC Solicitors’, rather than ‘Mr X trading as ABC Solicitors’. ABC will have no assets in its own name and the claimant wants to enforce against Mr X personally. Could a judgment against ABC Solicitors be enforced against Mr X personally? If not, is there anything that the claimant can do to rectify this?

Where a judgment has been obtained against a natural or legal person, such a judgment can only be enforced against that natural or legal person, and not

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