Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 92 (Oct)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

Davis Mackie QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court

Representation Peter Griffiths (instructed by Penningtons) for the claimant.
  The defendant did not appear and was not represent.
Judgment Dates: 8 October 2002

Catchwords

Sale of land - Contract - Completion - Defendant purporting to terminate contract - Claimant claiming forfeiture of deposit and damages - Whether claimant entitled to forfeiture and damages.

The Case

The claimant's claim for forfeiture and damages under his contract with the defendant in respect of the purchase of the claimant's property was allowed as the defendant had acted in breach of the contract.

Practice Areas

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