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My friend's company, which is based in Estonia, sued one of

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Hi,
My friend's company, which is based in Estonia, sued one of the UK companies. I helped him to fill up the claim. (I am based in UK).
Originally the defendant didn't reply and the judgment was issued. However they then applied for the judgment to be set aside. Now there will be an hearing on the 17th of August for the judgment to be set aside.
Please advice the following:
1. Am I allowed (I am not a solicitor) to represent my friend's company in the court? This will avoid him flying all the way here.
2. Does the claimant need to attend for "Set the Judgment aside" hearing?
Thank you for your help
Ivo Aulik
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 11 months ago.

Hello Ivo my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Are you an employee or officer of the company?
Alex

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thank you for your reply.I am neighter. I don't work for my friend's company.
Expert:  Ash replied 11 months ago.

Ok, you cant represent in that case. They can make you an officer of the company and you can represent at this hearing.

Unless you are a lawyer or officer of the company you cant represent them.

So get them to appoint you as an officer and you can speak for them.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Alex

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thank you Alex,Can you also please let me know if claimant needs to attend to "setting jungment asaid" hearing?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thank you Alex,Can you also please let me know if claimant needs to attend to "setting judgement aside" hearing?
Expert:  Ash replied 11 months ago.

If represented no.

But the other side simply show that they have a realistic defence. Its not a trial, they just need to show there is a defence available to them and its not fanciful.

Can I clarify anything else?
Alex

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thank you Alex. You have been super helpful. Have a great day.Ivo
Expert:  Ash replied 11 months ago.

If I could invite you to rate my answer before you go today please, otherwise the site does not credit me for the time spent with you today. Thanks and good luck. Alex

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