(2017) JELR 108724 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO. IRL/26/2014 ·  31 Jul 2017 ·  Ghana

J U D G M E N T 


The plaintiff was a former tenant of the defendant in the Emporium section of the  plush Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra. The plaintiff signed a three year  tenancy agreement with the defendant and paid the rent for the first year but when the  rent for the second year came up for payment, the plaintiff instituted this action seeking the following reliefs: 

1. Damages for breach of the defendant’s covenant for quiet enjoyment. 2. An order that the said damages be deducted from the rent paid or payable by  the plaintiff for the rental of the Unit. 

3. Costs including solicitor’s fees. 

In a statement of defence filed on behalf of the defendant by its counsel, the defendant  counter claimed for inter alia arrears of rent, Common Area Maintenance (CAM fees),  and electricity charges amongst others. The defendant subsequently applied for  summary judgment on its counterclaim and this court differently constituted granted  all the reliefs on the defendant’s…

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