Landlord and tenant

Capital & City Holdings Ltd v Dean Warburg Ltd and others

  • Court of Appeal
  • 8 December 1988
  • (Before Lord Justice RALPH GIBSON and Lord Justice NICHOLLS)
  • [1989] 1 EGLR 90
Landlord and tenant -- Underlease -- Liability of guarantors in respect of rent and mesne profits -- Breach of covenant by underlessees in parting with possession -- Whether underlease terminated by writ served on trespassers or by forfeiture proceedings against underlessees -- Appeal by plaintiff lessee from decision of Henry J in Ord 14 proceedings Plaintiff, holder of leasehold interest in premises in Savile Row, granted an underlease for a short term to the first defendant, the second and third defendants being the guarantors -- Underlease included a covenant that the underlessees would not part with possession of any part
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