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VITACHEM NIGERIA LIMITED v. DSM SINOCHEM PHARMACEUTICALS INDI PRIVATE LIMITED

(2017) LPELR-43199(CA)

In The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

On Friday, the 27th day of October, 2017

CA/L/478/2015


Before Their Lordships

MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

YARGATA BYENCHIT NIMPAR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria


Between

VITACHEM NIGERIA LIMITED - Appellant(s)

AND

DSM SINOCHEM PHARMACEUTICALS INDI PRIVATE LIMITED
(Suing through its lawful Attorney Tolulope Aderemi) - Respondent(s)


Summary

INTRODUCTION:
This appeal borders on Summary Judgment.

FACTS:
This is an appeal against the summary Judgment entered by the Lagos State High Court Ikeja on the 24th November, 2014 in suit No. ID/ADR/126/14, against the Appellant.


ISSUES:
The Court suo motu formulated the following lone issue for the determination of the appeal:

1. Whether the High Court was right in the circumstances of the Respondent's case, to have entered a summary Judgment against the Appellant.

DECISION/HELD:
In the final analysis, the Court of Appeal in a unanimous decision dismissed the appeal.


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