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Unlawful eviction

Damages Double recovery Jaura v Ahmed [2002] EWCA Civ 210. A businessman was awarded damages for unlawful eviction based upon loss of profit from sublettings but was refused a sum in respect of the capital value of the lease, as this would have amounted to double recovery. He was also awarded interest at a rate that reflected the cost to him, as a small businessman of being kept out of his money, rather than the lower conventional sums awarded in…

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