Council to pursue Jan Fletcher for costs in Arena case

LEEDS City Council is to pursue Montpellier Estates chairman Jan Fletcher personally for its costs defending her failed court bid for damages over Leeds Arena.

The move comes a week after the council issued a winding up order against the Harrogate-based firm, after it failed to pay £2m interim costs awarded to LCC by a High Court judge.

It has now emerged that Mrs Fletcher gave a personal undertaking guaranteeing payment of these costs in the event of her company, Montpellier Estates Limited (MEL), being unable to do ... For the full story register now for free or login below...