The Hon. Mrs. Justice Natalie Hart-Hines (Ag)

National Recovery Limited v Attorney General of Jamaica

Civil procedure – Application for permission to amend statement of case – Whether claims to seek damages for breach of contract, and alternatively, damages on a quantum meruit basis amount to new causes of action – Whether additional claims are statute barred – Rules 20.4 and 20.6 of the Civil Procedure Rules, 2002, as amended.

Johnson,Mickeel v Alu Glass Limited

Defendant company removed from the Register of Companies prior to trial date – Whether trial can proceed in the absence of the defendant pursuant to the Rule 39.5 of the Civil Procedure Rules, 2002, as amended – Whether the defendant company must first be restored to the Register of Companies – Effect of restoration pursuant to sections 336(1) and 337(6) of the Companies Act on the current proceedings.

Brodber,Robert v EW Abrahams and Sons Ltd and another

Civil procedure – Application for relief from sanctions after statement of case struck out and judgment entered against the defaulting party – whether applicants have provided a good explanation for non-compliance with case management orders – Rule 26.8 of the Civil Procedure Rules, 2002, as amended.

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