The Hon. Mr. Justice David Batts

General Accident Insurance Company Limited v Johnson, Michael

Trial in Chambers — No dispute of facts — Performance Bond — Defendant not a
party to the Performance Bond — Defendant provided title to land as security for
the Performance Bond — Whether deposit of title created equitable mortgage.

Cable and Wireless Jamaica Limited v Sretlaw Media Company Limited

Application for summary judgment  - Contract - Flow Super Cup - Claim and
counterclaim - Defence that amounts collected were spent for the claimant’s
benefit - Whether real prospect of success - Counterclaim reliant on an oral
agreement - Whether real prospect of success.

Chung, Patrick v The Attorney General of Jamaica and the Director of Public Prosecutions

Constitutional law – Right to fair trial within a reasonable time – Period before charge 27 years – Period after charge 7 years – Incest – Indecent Assault – Whether delay breached right to hearing within a reasonable time – Whether right to fair hearing breached or is likely to be breached – Whether stay of proceedings the appropriate relief – Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms (Constitutional Amendment) Act – Section 16.

Cable and Wireless Jamaica Limited v Abrahams, Eric Jason

Company Law – Section 206 of the Companies Act - Scheme of Arrangement- Duty of court - Whether the Scheme of Arrangement is fair –Whether meeting to consider scheme properly constituted – Whether class or interest of shareholders relevant - Pending application to bring derivative action - Whether court should sanction the Scheme of Arrangement- Whether application to approve scheme should be stayed until after application for permission to bring derivative action is heard-Whether attorney who filed affidavit should appear as counsel.

JOSA Investments Limited v Promotions and Print Essentials Limited

Application to Strike out Claim –Arbitration - Section 12 (2) Arbitration Act (1900) – Construction of Contract – Mitigation of Damages – Whether misconduct - Whether error of law on face of the record – Court’s inherent jurisdiction – Whether reasonable ground to bring claim.

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