Norwich Union Life Insurance Society v Low Profile Fashions Ltd: CA 1952

The landlord claimed for arrears of rent. The tenancy had been assigned quickly three times. The tenant argued that the landlord should be restrained from pursuing a remedy against the original tenant when, with the new alternative remedies against the second assignee and the surety, it was wholly unreasonable to pursue the original tenant.
Held: The tenant’s defence confused remedies available in cumulative and alternative fashions.


Beldam LJ


[1952] 21 EG 104


England and Wales

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Landlord and Tenant

Updated: 12 May 2022; Ref: scu.190047