Campbell v Redstone Mortgages Ltd

Tort – Wrongful interference with goods. The defendant mortgagee executed a warrant for possession in respect of the claimant mortgagor's property. The claimant brought a claim for damages against the defendant in respect of its disposal of chattels which she had left behind at the property. The Chancery Division, in determining a preliminary issue, held that, taking account of exceptional and egregious circumstances of the case, the defendant's conduct had been right and reasonable. The defendant was not liable in damages to the claimant or any of the other owners of chattels left on the property.

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