Dennison et al v Stanton and Anor

SA District Court, unreported:  Master Norman decision 27 of 2015.

In this case the plaintiff landlord obtained summary judgment against the directors of a tenant company principally for unpaid rent following default under the lease.  The matter, while at one level a routine smallish commercial dispute, involved significant questions of interpretation of a guarantee and indemnity, an alleged set of a breach of the covenant of quiet and enjoyment, and of the status of directors to take the benefit of a claim belonging a deregistered company.  The successful application and judgment are an example of practical and effective resolution of a dispute that would otherwise have required significant resources to litigate at a full trial.

John White

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