Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2009] All ER (D) 29 (Jan)
Court: Chancery Division

Morgan J (judgment delivered extempore)

Representation The claimant appeared in person.
  John Steinert (instructed by Gosschalks) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 13 January 2009


Landlord and tenant - Assignment of lease - Validity - Underlease not to be assigned without consent of defendant landlord - Defendant refusing consent - Underlease not registered - Claimant paying rent to defendant for number of years - Claimant in arrears with rent - Defendant seeking possession - Claimant obtaining injunction restraining defendant - Whether claimant having tenancy for term of years - Whether claimant being able to shelter behind tenancy of third party - .

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