Vision 

A world-class judiciary utilizing innovation and technology for efficient service delivery.

Mission

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

The Hon. Mrs. Justice Lisa Palmer Hamilton

Sprague, Robert v Bonus Parts, Accessories & Auto Imports Limited

Company Law - Civil Practice and Procedure – Civil Procedure Rule 27.2 (8) – Fixed Date Claims (First Hearings) – Section 212 of the Companies Act – Application for Leave to bring Derivative Action in the name and on behalf of the company – Statutory requirements to be met (reasonable notice, good faith & appears to be in the interest of the company) – Section 213 of the Companies Act – Court’s Powers.

Bignall, Vaughn O'Neil v The General Legal Council and the Attorney General of Jamaica

Constitutional Law - Constitution of Jamaica - Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms - Sections 13 (3) (a), (c), (d), (e) and 16 (2).
The Legal Profession Act - Sections 3, 11 and 12 (7) - Legal Profession (Canons of Professional Ethics) Rules - Advertising regulations comprised in canons II (d) (ii), II(e), II (h), II (i), II (j), II(k) and II(l).

Fulton, Sally v Ramson, John and Silvera, Susan

Civil Practice and procedure - Conduct which is oppressive or unduly prejudicial or unfair – Section 213A of the Companies Act – Summary judgment – Rule 15.2 of CPR – Beneficial interest in shares – Whether Buy Out Order appropriate.

Chin, Everoy v Silver Star Motors Limited

Civil practice and procedure - Application for summary judgment - Whether defendant has any real prospect of successfully defending the claim - Civil Procedure Rules, 2002 as amended, rule 26.3 - Application to strike out claim - Whether claimant’s statement of case is an abuse of process or discloses no reasonable grounds for bringing the claim - Civil Procedure Rules, 2002 as amended, rule 15.2

Wright, Alrick v Farquharson, Donna

Civil practice and procedure - Interlocutory injunction - Whether there is a serious issue to be tried - Balance of inconvenience - Whether damages is an adequate remedy.

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