2017

Samuels, Raymond v Chevron Caribbean SRL

Contract -  Breach of Contract – Section 2 (1)(a) and (b) Employment (Termination and Redundancy Payments) Regulations 1974 – Calculation of Redundancy Payment – What is considered Normal Wages – Implied contractual terms

Taylor, Blandford v Jeffers, Marie

Estoppel - Elements of Proprietary Estoppel – Evaluation of Credibility – How to treat with issues of fact in estoppel – Family Dispute as to beneficial ownership of land – Claimant’s entitlement to property based on contribution.

Lemard, Duhane v Key Insurance Company Limited

Breach of Contract - Application to strike out statement of claim – Whether the court has jurisdiction to hear matter – Insurance policy – Applicability of arbitration clause.

Knight-Daley, Andrea v Daley, Raymond

Family Law  Division of Family Home - Property (Rights of Spouses) Act – Equal share Rule -Variation of the equal share rule- Property registered in the name of one spouse-Property owned by one spouse prior to marriage.

In Re Damion Black

Trusts - Trust for sale - Application by administrator general for directions regarding the sale of trust property - Duty of administrator general - Independent valuation of trust property commissioned by administrator general - Valuation partially dependent on company’s audited financial statements - Whether there is actual or apparent bias or conflict of interest in the manner in which the audit was conducted to affect the reliability of the valuation - Sections 39, 40, 43 and 44 of the Administrator General’s Act

McLeggan, Ervin v Scarlett, Daphne and The Registrar of Titles

Fraud – Definition of fraud – Burden and standard of proof – Registered title – Effect of ss.70 and 161 of the Registration of Titles Act – Effect of ss. 164-168 of the Registration of Titles Act – Whether 2nd defendant is exempted from liability by virtue of s.160 of the Registration of Titles Act – Need to prove fraud on the part of the present registered proprietor if claim is to be proven

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