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No, it will have no effect if you write to correct the company name - you will need to respond to the claim formally and there should be a response pack (see copy attached). It is very important you fill out the response pack and return to the court as if you do not the claimant can request default judgment against your company.
You obviously need to deny liability and dispute the debt - in addition to say the claimant has pursued the wrong company. At the same time you need to write to the claimant to invite them to discontinue the claim for these reasons - tell them you want confirmation from them within 7 days they will discontinue failing which you will have to apply to the court to strike out their claim. To strike out a claim you need an application form and it costs £255 - which is recoverable from the claimant if your application succeeds. I can guide you on the application - let me know if you want the form now or once you have given the claimant the 7 days.
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