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Gordon, Lismae v Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council

Case Number: 
SU 2021 CV 05324
Neutral Citation: 
[2022] JMSC Civ 8
Date of Delivery: 
14.01.2022

Judicial review – Decision of inferior tribunal that the applicant is guilty of professional misconduct – Whether decision is susceptible to judicial review – Whether the inferior tribunal acted ultra vires its statutory authority
Judicial review – Prerogative order – Leave to apply for – Application for leave – Need for applicant to establish arguable case with a reasonable prospect of success – Evidence – Need for judge to review evidence
Judicial review – When proceedings appropriate – Availability of suitable alternative means of raising issue

Costs – Whether a cost order should properly be made in the circumstances –The appropriate cost order to be made in the circumstances – Civil Procedure Rules, 2002, rules 56.15(4) and (5), 64.3, 64.6(1), 64.6(3), 64.6(4)(a),(b),(d)(i) and (ii), (e)(i), (ii) and (iii), 64.6(4)(f) and 64.6(4)(g)

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