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CHARLES A. NYARKO v. BARCLAYS BANK GHANA LTD.

(2021) JELR 109771 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  NO. J4/38/2020  •  10 Nov 2021  •  Ghana

Coram
BAFFOE-BONNIE JSC (PRESIDING) AMEGATCHER JSC OWUSU (MS.) JSC LOVELACE-JOHNSON (MS.) JSC KULENDI JSC

Judgement

JUDGMENT

KULENDI JSC:-

INTRODUCTION:

This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal dated 25th July, 2019 with reasons delivered on 24thOctober, 2019. In the said judgment, the learned Justices of the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment of the High Court in favour of the Plaintiff/Respondent/Respondent (hereinafter referred to as “the Respondent”) dated 28th February, 2017 but varied the quantum of damages awarded by the trial judge. The Appellant invokes the appellate jurisdiction of this Court pursuant to an amended Notice of Appeal filed on 18th November, 2020 pursuant to leave granted by this Court on 12th November, 2020. 

FACTS OF THE CASE:

By a Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim dated 10th November 2014, the Respondent, trading under the name and style of Diplomatic Wear Designs, commenced an action at the High Court (Commercial Division) Accra and sought the following reliefs against the Appellant; 

i. Recovery of the sum of Thirty-Five Thousand United States Do…

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