Jones,Gresford v Yvon Desulme, etal

Case Number: 
C.L. J 061 OF 1999.
Date of Delivery: 
05.11.2001

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICA-TURE OF JAMAICA
IN COMMON LAW
SUIT NO. C.L. J 061 OF 1999.
BETWEEN GRESFORD JONES
AND WON DESULME
AND THOMAS DESULME
AND CLAUDE DESULME
AND . MYRTHA DESULME
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PLAINTIFF
lSDETFE NDANT
2ND DEFENDANT
3RD DEFENDANT
4TH DEFENDANT
Mr. Dennis Morrison Q.C and Miss J. Mais instructed by Dunn, Cox,Orrett, Ashenheim and
; Stone for the Plaintiff.
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Miss G. Mullings and Miss L. Stewart instructed by Patrick Bailey and Co. for Defendants.
Heard: December 14,19,2000; June 21,28; Julv 11, November 5, 2001.
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HARRISON J
The plaintiff seeks summary judgment against the first, third and fourth defendants
pursuant to section 79(1) of the Judicature (Civil Procedure Code) Law in the sum of Five
Million Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($5,750,000.00) with interest thereon at
the rate of 6% per annum from the 24th day of June, 1999 to the date of judgment.
On July llth200 1 1 completed hearing arguments and submissions in the matter and
reserved judgment. I had promised to deliver judgment as early as possible but the legal
vacation intervened. I do apologize for the delay in handing down judgment and now seek
to fulfill this promise.
The Statement of Claim
The statement of claim alleges inter alia, that by an agreement in writing made between the
plaintiff and the defendants (the first Agreement), the plaintiff agreed to act as an Attorney

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