CHARLES L. QUIST
V.
AHMED DANAWI

(2012) JELR 69792 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CIVIL APPEAL NO. H1/215/2011 ·  19 Apr 2012 ·  Ghana
CORAM
ASARE KORANG J.A. (PRESIDING), KANYOKE J.A., ADUAMA OSEI J.A.
Core Terms Beta
case
counsel
proceedings
respondent
high court
appeal
second judge
peki stool
instant case
mr. bright mensah j.
adoption of proceedings
adoption of the proceedings
inter alia
consent of the parties
court of appeal
mr. justice bright mensah j.
mr. kom
high court judge
late brother
supreme court decision
trial judge
adoption of the earlier proceedings
common law country
following order
gyamera-tawiah j.
west of the respondent
appellant’s commercial premise
case of the respondent
civil procedure
close of evidence
counsel consent
filed address
following grounds of appeal
high court’s decision
judgment of the high court
justice gyamera-tawiah j.
late justice osei hwere j.
late mr. e.d. kom
learned judge
legal position
material times
mr. james ahenkorah counsel
mr. justice osei hwere’s judgment
mr. quist-therson
piece of land
presiding judge
said letter
state of affairs of the case
ultimate decision of the court of appeal
written submissions

KANYOKE, J.A.

This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court, Accra, dated the 3rd day of June 2010. The facts giving rise to this appeal are as follows: The plaintiff/respondent (hereinafter referred to as the Respondent) has at all material times been the owner of a certain piece of land at Osu Accra. There is another adjoining plot of land situate and lying to the west of the respondent’s property belonging to one E.C. Quist-Therson and family. By an indenture of a lease dated 17th January, 1977, the respondent as lessor leased his said property to the defendant/appellant (hereinafter referred to as the appellant) and his late brother for a term of 50 years. The appellant and his said brother also took a lease of the adjoining plot owned by Mr. Quist-Therson and family. They then constructed a commercial building on the Quist-Therson family’s property and a dwelling house on the respondent’s property. It is however the case of the respondent that the appellant’s commercial…

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