The solicitor claimed fees for coduct of an action which, but for his own failings would not have been necessary.
Held: The client had a set-off in equity.
(1821) 6 Madd 95
England and Wales
Cited – British Anzani (Felixstowe) Ltd v International Marine Management (UK) Ltd ChD 19-Dec-1978
Money expended by a tenant on discharging his landlord’s covenants will in appropriate circumstances operate as a partial or a complete discharge so as to furnish a defence at law to a claim for unpaid rent; and where the tenant has suffered damage . .
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Updated: 08 May 2021; Ref: scu.247742