Hearing of the case in which Kampala Tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia filed against DFCU bank will finally kick off on the 3rd of April 2019 after numerous flopping due to a lack of a judge .
This is after commercial judge Paul Gadenya accepted to preside over the case and set the date following an earlier decisions by both the head of the commercial court David Wangtusi and his deputy declining to preside over the case.
Justice Wangtusi was the second judge to excused himself from trying the case in which Sudhir Ruparelia wants Sebalu & Lule advocates to not represent DFCU Bank against him.
Justice Wangtusi become the second judge to withdraw himself from the same case after his deputy justice Jane Elizabeth Alidviza also excused herself from the same case and sent the case file back to justice Wangtusi on grounds that he was already handling cases related to the same file.
According to Sudhir who is the owner of the Crane management service Ltd , the lawyers can not represent DFCU Bank because of conflict of interest since the same lawyers had represented him before and can not turn around and represent his opponent DFCU bank .
Sudhir says the same lawyer can not represent him in one case and then represent his opponent in another case because confidential information that was exchanged and discussed between them will be prejudiced in relation to the dfcu matter.
Sudhir is seeking an order stopping the law firm from representing DFCU bank
Crane management service ltd dragged DFCU bank to court accusing it of failing to clear rent arias amounting to 2.9 billion Uganda shillings.