Grimason v Cates: QBD 26 Jul 2013

The claimant tenant appealed against frfeiture of her leas saying that she had not received any notices. The parties disputed whether the addresss was the usual or last known address, and also that the forfeiture gave the landlord an unjust enrichment.
Held: The appeal failedL ‘I am not persuaded the learned judge erred in applying CPR39.3 or in having regard to the provision of section 138 (9A) of the 1984 Act.’

Griffith Williams J
[2013] EWHC 2304 (QB)
England and Wales
CitedNelson and Another v Clearsprings (Management) Ltd CA 22-Sep-2006
The defendant did not appear at the trial and now appealed the judgment. The claim form and court papers had been served by post at the wrong address. The question was whether a defendant wanting to set aside a judgment was required to persuade the . .
CitedVarsani v Relfo Ltd CA 27-May-2010
The defendant appealed against refusal of a declaration that the court had no jurisdiction to hear the claim. He said that he lived in Kenya, and the claimant had failed first to apply for leave to serve out of the jurisdiction. The claimant had . .
CitedForcelux Ltd v Binnie CA 21-Oct-2009
Forcelux and Mr Binnie were the landlord and tenant of a flat in Lincoln. Under the lease, the tenant was obliged to pay ground rent and other charges. The lease contained a forfeiture provision in the event of non-payment of rent or charges. Mr . .
CitedLondon Borough of Hackney v Findlay CA 20-Jan-2011
An application had been made to set aside a possession order obtained by a social landlord and determined by a district judge who applied CPR3.1 (7), when setting the possession order aside. By the time the landlord’s appeal against that decision . .
CitedRelfo Ltd v Varsani ChD 27-Jul-2012
Claim brought by the Liquidator of the claimant company for recovery of monies belonging to the company which the Liquidator says were diverted by the former director and controller of the company, Mr Gorecia to the account of the Defendant, at . .

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Updated: 17 November 2021; Ref: scu.513774