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Unlawful forfeiture

Damages claim Claim for relief – subsequent claim that forfeiture not lawful Lilyford Ltd v La Porta [2013] EWHC 434 Summary A county can reach a decision on whether to grant relief from forfeiture under s139(2) of the County Courts Act 1984 without having to decide whether the forfeiture was lawful or not. In this case, a tenant-s previous claim for relief from forfeiture did not prevent a subsequent challenge by the tenant to the lawfulness of the forfeiture in…

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