The Hon. Miss Justice Cresencia Brown Beckford

RGA Holdings International Inc. v CMA, CGM (Jamaica) Ltd.

Application to strike out – CPR rule 26.3(1) - Application for Summary Judgment - CPR rule 15.2 - Privity of Contract – Subsidiary company – whether separate from parent company – Forum Non Conveniens – Exclusive jurisdiction clause in contract

McGlashan, Winsome v Nicholson Phillips

Contract for fee sharing between Attorneys - Whether mere referral - Breach of Canon IV (g) of the Legal Profession (Canons of Professional Ethics) Rules - Whether contract is unenforceable by reason of public policy – Attorneys’ fees in the administration of estate

James, Rohan and Murphy, Nigel (on behalf of the members of the Jamaica Police Federation et al v Ministry of Finance and Public Service, Commissioner of Police and the Attorney General

Constitutional Relief- Heads of Agreement – Whether binding contract – Whether legitimate expectation – Whether jurisdiction to grant declaratory relief if claim not contested – Whether breach waived – Whether mandatory order possible – Whether award of damages appropriate- Observations on the nature of declaratory relief

Simmonds, Kevin v The Minister of Labour and Social Security and The Attorney General of Jamaica

Judicial Review - Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act (LRIDA)- Sections 2, 11 A (1), 12 (5) (c) - Employment terminated by reason of redundancy - Intervention of Minister of Labour and Social Security under the LRIDA sought after acceptance of redundancy package and filling of post the subject of the dispute - Whether the Minister acted ultra vires the Act in deciding not to refer the dispute to the Industrial Disputes Tribunal - Whether a Minister may properly consider the issue of waiver of the rights at sections 12 (5) (c) of the LRIDA in determining whether or not to exercise t

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