(2017) JELR 63884 (HC)    
High Court  ·  Suit No. RPC/476/12 ·  4 Jul 2017 ·  Ghana
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plaintiff’s case
mental state
plaintiff’s managing director
amount of gh
george nkornyui
limited liability company
said gh
estimated cost of the building
construction of a dwelling house
defendants’ witness statement
following reliefs
oral contract
extra work
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state of mind of these managers
statement of claim
bedroom house
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case of morkor v
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sufficient evidence
managing director of the plaintiff company
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defendant’s building
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gbp georalli construction
legal fees
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funds transfers
state of mind of the company
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east coast fisheries case
lord denning
georalli company ltd
law of contract
witness statement
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purchase of the land
defendants’ request

The Plaintiff which described itself as a limited liability company instituted suit against the Defendants claiming an amount of GH¢141,780.80 together with interest and costs.

The Plaintiff’s case according to its Statement of Claim was that the Defendants and the Plaintiff’s Managing Director were friends. The parties had entered into an oral contract for the Plaintiff to purchase land and build a 5 bedroom house and a 2 bedroom outhouse on it for the Defendants who lived in the United Kingdom. The contract was later varied from the previous specifications to incorporate a 7 bedroom house and a 2 room outhouse. According to the Plaintiff, the project excluding the purchase of the land, documentation fees and lawyer’s fees was estimated at GH¢210,200.00. The Defendants were to remit money from the United Kingdom to fund the project.

It was the Plaintiff’s contention that the Defendants at a point in time stopped the Plaintiff from working on the project. The Plaintiff claimed the sum o…

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