McGrath v Munster and Leinster Bank Ltd

JurisdictionIreland
Judgment Date01 January 1960
Date01 January 1960
CourtHigh Court
(H.C.)
McGrath
and
Munster and Leinster Bank Ltd

Diminution - Solicitors office -Injunction - Damages in lieu.

The plaintiff was the lessee of office premises in a building in Dame Street, Dublin, in which she had carried on the profession of solicitor. In 1957 the defendants proceeded to enlarge and rebuild portion of their premises which adjoined the plaintiff's offices, nearer to and to a much greater height than formerly. The light which the plaintiff's premises had enjoyed was, as a result of the new building, diminished. The plaintiff brought an action claiming an injunction to restrain the defendants from building and for damages. Held, that the plaintiff was on the evidence stated...

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