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To provide sound, timely judgments and efficient court services in an environment where all stakeholders are valued.

The Hon. Miss Justice Stephany C. Orr (Ag.)

Wood, Sandy Marie v ARC Manufacturing Company Limited, Lackie Horne, Charlotte Alexander and the Attorney General of Jamaica

Application to strike out a claim - Whether summary judgment is applicable to a claim for Defamation - The Defamation Act, 2013 and the limitation period created by the Act, the court’s power to extend the limitation period under the Defamation Act ,2013 - Whether the court has authority to extend the time for an applicant to challenge the court’s jurisdiction to hear a claim, breach of the implied term of trust and confidence in a contract of employment and the jurisdiction of the court to determine claims for breach of trust and confidence and wrongful dismissal

Hamilton, Aaliyah v Hayman, Wilton

Summary judgment - Rear end collision - Admission of negligence - No admission of causation - Denial that the claimant was involved in the collision - Denial that the minor collision caused any injury or loss - Whether court should enter summary judgment.

Lawrence, Shanan v Branch Development Limited Trading as Iberostar Rosehall Beach and Spa Resort

Application challenging the jurisdiction of the court to hear the claim - Whether the failure of the Claimant to serve the prescribed notes to the Defendant and form of defence with the claim form during the life of the claim is a nullity - Whether amendments made after the expiration of the limitation period should be permitted to stand - The duty of a litigant to pursue his claim and to take all reasonable steps to secure a date for the hearing of the application - The requirement to file an application and a supporting affidavit simultaneously.

Griffiths, Avon v The Attorney General of Jamaica

Application to file defence out of time - Competing application to enter judgment in
default of defence - Power of a Transport Authority Inspector/Constable to seize a
public passenger vehicle alleged to be in breach of the Transport Authority Act.

Russell, Sabrina v Doshi, Tiziana

What is the effect of a mediation agreement; can a mediation agreement be
enforced by way of notice of application; imposition of court sanction for failure to
perform mediation settlement agreement – application to set aside mediation

Hinds, Dueling v McLean, Augustus

SUMMARY JUDGMENT - Canon V (p) of The Legal Profession (Cannons of
Professional Ethics) Rules - Whether an Attorney can rely on his own affidavit - The defendant’s duty to comply with CPR 10.5 - Whether the provisions are mandatory - CPR 26.2 and the requirement to be heard


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