Foot Locker bids to overturn High Court order on Grafton Street store rent
The sport retailer has gone to the Court of Appeal following a ruling last year which led to it paying over €1 million to its landlord. Foot Locker had wanted to have more than €519,000 of its rent written off for the 253 days it was unable to open as a result of lockdowns
Foot Locker has gone to the Court of Appeal in a bid to overturn a court order made last year relating to rent owed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The sport retailer lost its High Court action where it argued that the lease for its Grafton Street store was partially frustrated as a result of closures during pandemic-related lockdowns.
It is understood the appeal, which was filed last week, is the first-ever court case regarding rent ...