CARACONSULT
V.
JAMES BUTLER-AGGREY

(2010) JELR 65410 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  SUIT NO. H1/131/10 A.D. 04/11/2010 ·  4 Nov 2010 ·  Ghana
CORAM
MARIAMA OWUSU J.A. (PRESIDING), YAW APPAU J.A., MARFUL SAU J.A.
Core Terms Beta
appellant
respondent
contract
investor
court
captain okai
trial court
learned trial judge
capt okai
terms of the respondent
part of the contract
quantum meruit basis
said investor
appellant’s claim
cross-examination of the appellant
lease agreement
main issues
managing director
trial judge
a. captain okai
additional ground
a. no
appellant company
appellant’s arguments
appellant us
breach of contract
capt. baron okai
case of dam v addo
counter offer
court finds
crux of the arguments of the appellant
date of payment
evidence exhibits
facts
fatal wound
grounds of appeal
last paragraph of exhibit b
leasehold basis
lease of the property
person of capt okai
person of capt. okai
q. cast
recovery of the sum of us
respondent james butler-aggrey
respondent requesting
respondents land
said sum
second position appellant
supreme court
valid enforceable contract

YAW APPAU, J.A.

The plaintiff in the court below who is the appellant in this appeal and hereinafter would be referred to as such, sued the defendant now respondent James Butler-Aggrey for the recovery of the sum of US$10, 000 or its cedi equivalent, interest on the said sum from October 2006 to date of payment and damages for breach of contract. The court below dismissed all three reliefs. The decision did not please the appellant so it has come before us to vindicate its case. To succeed, the appellant has to prove or establish that the trial judge was wrong in dismissing all the claims.

Appellant filed its notice of appeal on 25th February 2009. In all, there were seven (7) grounds of appeal numbered a – g. No further or additional ground or grounds were filed as indicated in the notice of appeal.

The facts in this case are so simple, straight-forward and free from dispute. What happened was that the respondent contracted the appellant company, through its Managing Director, to find a…

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