The term “Director Personal Liability” refers to a debt a company’s director has to pay as an individual. For example one of the questions are advisers are asked most commonly by directors of companies in financial distress is “Can my company’s creditors take my house?”. The answer to this question is not straight forward. In general, company debts are not automatically the directors personal debts, but there are some circumstances where they can be.

Here is a list of topics that directors should be aware of with regard to personal liability. For other topics there is a menu on the right of this page.