Property fund denies in court it locked firm out of warehouse after rent was missed last month – Irish Examiner

A property fund has undertaken before the High Court that a furniture business can access a Dublin warehouse from which the business alleged it had been unlawfully evicted after it was unable to pay rent for April due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mel Christle SC, for Goldstein Property ICAV and two other defendants, said today his side did not intend to act on foot of a forfeiture notice which had been served on Design Features Ltd (DFL).

Contrary to what DFL had claimed, it had not been “locked out” of the warehouse premises, his clients were very concerned about “reputational” damage as a result of that claim, and wanted an urgent hearing of the dispute.

Hugh O’Flaherty BL, for DFL, said, the day after his side got an interim injunction requiring it get access to the warehouse, it could not get access by putting a key code into the perimeter

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