Wilkinson And Another v Godefroy: 17 Jan 1839

The court considered a claim for the recovery of money from a stakeholder to whom it had been entrusted, in which case a demand is necessary to throw upon the depositee a duty to repay.

[1839] EngR 396, (1839) 9 Ad and E 536, (1839) 112 ER 1315
Cited by:
CitedFreeman v Jeffries CExC 1868
(Court of Exchequer) The incoming tenant plaintiff had agreed to buy the outgoing tenant’s interest in a farm at a price determined by two valuers. He paid pounds 2,000 on account; the valuation took place; the plaintiff gave to the outgoing tenant . .
CitedFuller v Happy Shopper Markets Ltd and Another ChD 6-Mar-2001
A tenant complained to the landlord about his failure to repair. He ceased paying rent, and the landlord eventually distrained for rent by direct action.
Held: The tenant was unable to claim a legal set-off because there was no context of . .

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Updated: 07 January 2022; Ref: scu.310928