Cooper v Scott Farnell: CA 1969

The defendant argued that since he had had no notice of the proceedings, the judgment against him should be set aside: ‘It appears to me that [the rule] contemplates that although there may be service, it may take place even without knowledge on the part of the defendant. If that happens, the court is given power in its discretion to make such order as may be just.’


Willmer LJ


[1969] 1 WLR 120


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CitedPaddington Churches Housing Association Ltd v Sharif CA 27-Jan-1997
The landlord had obtained a possession order against its secure tenant. The tenant had left to go to Egypt, and had been in arrears of rent. The tenancy obliged the tenant to occupy the prperty as his main residence. The landlord re-let the . .
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Updated: 31 July 2022; Ref: scu.239719