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.

2013

Freight Management Limited v Caribbean Cement Company Limited

Whether tender was accepted - Whether there is a  concluded contract - Whether defendant is estopped by its conduct from relying on certain clauses - Whether claimant entitled to damages - Whether the fact that vessell is not owned by claimant precludes a claim for damages - Whether claim for interest pursuant to the Law Reform (Miscallaneous Provisions) Act must be pleaded - Whether court has jurisdiction to entertain claim for interest after judgment delivered.

Francis, Ivor v Francis, Pearl

Application by Wife for Maintenance – Wife receiving pension and has significant savings – Whether previous receipt of a lump sum from a division of matrimonial property should affect award – Divorce not yet complete – Applicability of Maintenance Act specifically sections 5, 9 & 14 by virtue of section 23 (1) (a) & (2) of the Matrimonial Causes Act.

First Financial Caribbean Trust Company Limited (In Liquidation) v Howell, Delroy and Mitchell, Kenarthur et al

Company law – Insolvency– Private international law  – Appointment of liquidator in winding -up proceedings in foreign court - Claim filed by company for breach of fiduciary duty , contract and fraud prior to winding-up order – Locus standi of liquidator to continue proceedings - Whether need for letter of request from foreign court to Jamaican court seeking assistance – Inherent jurisdiction of the Court to recognize and assist liquidator – Form of recognition - Whether assistance necessary.

Drummond, Josel v Drummond, Faval and Woolley, Pauline

Application for interim injunction – Presumption of advancement – Whether presumption rebutted – Lack of bona fides of party seeking to have presumption rebutted – Exercise of discretion – Failure to fully disclose pertinent information.

City Properties v New Era Finance

Application to strike out statement of case-Section 26 3 (1) (c) of

CPC- Whether reasonable grounds for bringing defenceconstruction

of new rules.

Chevron Caribbean SRL v The Attorney General For Jamaica

Constitutional Law - Customs Act - Whether Customs user fee a tax - Whether Minister acted ultra vires the statute - Whether wrongful deprivation of the property - Restitution - Passing on defence - Delay - National interest - Whether Defences to the claim

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