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The Hon. Miss Justice Andrea Thomas

Baker, Ailette v Gordon, Liston

Ownership of Land - Constructive Trust - Whether there is Sufficient Evidence of Common Intention - Proprietary Estoppel - Defendant admits receiving a sum of money - Whether moneys advanced was a loan or whether there is sufficient evidence of encouragement, promise or assurance to build on the land, giving rise to a reasonable expectation of proprietary interest in the land.

Taylor, James (Executor of the Estate of Jerusha Taylor) v Rennie, Errol

Application to set aside provisional charging order - Provisional charging order
issued by registrar on a default cost certificate - Whether default cost certificate
properly issued - Whether the registrar is empowered to make provisional charging
orders. Application to set aside Judgement After Striking Out - Defendant and
Attorney were present when the Unless Order was made - Whether the Defendant
had to be served with the Unless Order before judgment could be entered - Whether

Lyons, Charmaine v Lindsay, Delroy and Mitchell, Learie

Recovery of possession of land - Defence of adverse possession - Whether factual exclusive possession and intention to possess proven - Defence of proprietary estoppel - Whether there is evidence of assurance - reliance - detriment - Person in whom interest via proprietary estoppel resides is deceased - Estate not a party to the proceedings - Defendants are not personal representatives of the estate -Whether the Defendants can rely on the rights of the estate to remain in possession - Mesne Profits.

Palmer, Dinsdale v Caricom Home Builders Company Limited and Evans, Devon

Breach of Contract for the sale of two Apartment - What were the terms of the
contracts - Two documents containing contractual terms - Which Document
contains the terms of the contracts - Whether one of the Document was forged-
Whether expenditure was incurred customizing one apartment - Whether the full
contract price should be recovered – Damages - Whether damages are proven or
the award should be nominal.

Denny, Fenton v The Firearm Licencing Authority

Application for leave for Judicial Review - Whether the Respondent is a proper party before the court - Whether the court has jurisdiction to hear the Application - Whether there is a discretionary Bar - Whether there is an arguable case.

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