Forbes, Rosemarie v Cecil Dawson

Case Number: 
HCV 2384 of 2003
Date of Delivery: 
30.06.2006

IN TIIE SUI'REILIE COURT OF JUDIC'ATLTKE OF JAMAICA

IN TI-IE CIVIL DtVISION 1

SUIT NO. FICV 2384 of 2003

BETWEEN ROSEMARIE FORBES CLAIMANT

AND CECIL DAWSON DEFENDANT

Miss Arlene Becltford instructed by Brown, Godfrey & Morgan for the

Claimant.

C) Miss Judith Clarke instructed by Judith M. Clarlte & Co. for the Defendant.

Trust- Claim for declaration of a beneficial interest in business

enterprise and in real property- whether business was a joint enterprise

Heard: 23rd & 3oth June, 2006

BROOKS J.

The phone-card business can be a very profitable venture. Like any

other business however it must require the application of technique, acumen

and expertise, in order to secure high levels of profit. Miss Rosemarie

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Forbes says that she developed such a business and that she was

unceremoniously ejected from it by Mr. Cecil Dawson with whom she then

lived and shared an intimate relationship. She claims a declaration that she

is entitled to a share of the business and of a house which she says was

substailtially improved by profits generated by that business, through the

joint efforts of Mr. Dawson and herself.

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