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.

2011

Lascelles, de Mercado & Company Limited v Financial Services Commission and Black Sands Acquisitions Inc.

Securities act and securities (take-overs and mergers) regulations, 1999 – Rules of the Jamaica stock exchange – Whether right of appeal or judicial review-nature of section 25 proceedings – Take-over bid circular – Duty to treat with same standard of care as prospectus – Whether satisfactory proof that offeror able or will be able to implement the offer in full – Tom regulations 24, 16(1)(g), 14(3) – Duties of parties to takeover to prevent false market in shares – Whether bona fide offer – Whether issue of dissatisfaction by directors of offeree board to be dealt with in directors’ circul

Hinds, Dean v Wilmot, Janet

Division of property-claim for equitable interest in

property- former co-habitants-title in the name of one

party-separate mortgage loans taken by both parties to

improve property-effect of statutory declaration denying

equitable interest-payment of mortgage installmentscommon

intention of the parties.

Heman, Lloyd v Advantage General Insurance

Insurance law - Whether insurer breached policy - effect of insurers breached on third - Party - Effect of insurer's failure to notify claimant/victim of its application for declaration - resjudicata - Effect of declaration that insureris not liable to satisfy judgement on third party

Hadeed Holdings Ltd v Anderson's Haulage Services Ltd

Land - Whether defendant is a trespasser or tenant- at-will – Whether the defendant was allowed to occupy land pending sale of property - Whether claimant is entitled to damages for trespass by way of mesne profits - Whether defendant is a purchaser who is entitled to specific performance

Guthrie, Vincent Lloyd v Dorrretta May Guthrie

Claim for division of property and other remedies under the Property (Rights of Spouses) Act section 14; Whether suit brought within time specified in section 13; If not, whether application necessary to extend time for bringing suit; whether if no such application matter proceeds under ordinary principles of equity and trusts; rights of joint bank account holder; liability for jointly acquired debts.

Gordon, Lisa v Jamaica Public Service Co Ltd

Interlocutory injunction - Statutory interpretation - Whether serious issue to be tired - Whether statue prevents defendant from recovering arrears - restituition - Change of position

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