Landlord who discontinued forfeiture proceedings was entitled to accrued rent arrears

Mount Cook Land Ltd v The Media Business Centre Ltd, 6 February 2004 (High Court, Chancery Division).

The High Court has held that a lease was not terminated by the commencement of forfeiture proceedings: the effect of the landlord subsequently discontinuing the proceedings was to revive the lease, giving it full force and effect. As a result, the landlord was entitled to claim accrued arrears of rent.


 

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