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.

2016

Kelly-Lasisi, Allicent v Lasisi, Jimoh

Matrimonial Property – Parties separated - Family home - Marriage of short duration – Family home acquired before marriage by one spouse in the name of that spouse only - Variation of equal share rule - Factors to be considered- The Property (Rights of Spouses) Act
 

Mitchell, Merell v Johnson, Lyndon B.N.

Civil Procedure  Application to withdraw admission – Whether an admission was made – Whether admission should be withdrawn – Whether judgment on admission is to be set aside – Civil Procedure Rules 1.1, 1.2, 14.1(6)

Edwards, Mageleatha Leanora et al v Fray, Anthony S. Elmo

Land – Claim by Executor - Dual registration of title – Whether second registered title eclipses the first – Whether registration obtained by Fraud – Possessory Title – Limitation of Actions – Whether one party obtained a possessory title.

Bacchas, Errol v Westmoreland Parish Council, Beharie, Charles and Beharie, Opal

Civil Procedure - Application for Leave to Appeal an Order for Costs – application to Extend Time to appeal – Whether Judge has Power to Set Aside an Order made by another Judge of Equal Jurisdiction- Whether Appeal has a Real Prospect of Success - Whether costs at Case Management must always be costs in the claim,

City Properties Limited v New Era Finance Limited

Landlord and tenant - Agreement for a lease - Draft lease not executed as some terms were found objectionable by the tenant - Parties operating under the agreed terms of the draft lease - Claim by lessor for rent and outstanding maintenance - Whether maintenance properly charged to the tenant as additional rent - Whether tenant obliged to pay insurance and depreciation on the buildi

Chandler, Mary v Marzouca, Patrick

Procedure – Application for extension of time to file defence – delay – Application for entry of judgment – Procedural error –Civil Procedure Rules 2.4, 10.3 (9), 12.10 & 26.1 (2)(c).

National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited v McPherson, Humphrey Lee

Loan- Application to strike out defence as showing no real prospect of success  Application for summary judgment – Whether fact that promissory note not signed a defence – Whether fact that bank wrongly debited trust account a defence – Loan admitted and repayment not alleged

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