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Please note that as of September 16, 2021, applications for restrictive covenants will be heard on Tuesdays only.



Henry, Judine v Wedderburn, Tyrone

Claim for conversion and detinue – Distinction between conversion and detinue – Remedies available in conversion and detinue – Whether the defendant received all of the disputed items – Which of the disputed items, if any, the defendant received, as gifts – Whether the defendant entered into a contractual agreement with the claimant to supervise the construction of the claimant’s house – Whether the defendant purchased and shipped any of the disputed items – Measure of damages for conversion and detinue – Quantum to be awarded as special damages to the claimant – Making of an award for loss

White, Doric v Digicel (Jamaica) Limited

Constitutional law – COVID-19 vaccination policy – Breach of constitutional rights under Charter of Fundamental rights and Freedoms (Constitutional Amendment) Act, 2011 –– Whether court should exercise or decline jurisdiction under section 19 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms – The Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms (Constitutional Amendment) Act, 2011, sections 13(1)(c), (3)(a), (b), (j)(ii), (p) and (s), sections 17 & 19.

Bowes, Nadine v Chambers, Hugh Roy

Assessment of Damages – Degloving injuries to both legs, fracture injury to left
tibia and fibula - Amputated left leg above knee -  PPD 85% of relating to the leg –
Handicap on the Labour Market – Future Loss of Earnings – Future Prosthesis.

Smith-Shirley, Janice v Shirley, Trevor Noel

Division of matrimonial property - Property (Rights of Spouses) Act - Claim for 50% share in property - Parties separated - Application brought more than twelve months after date of separation - No extension of time granted - Whether claim can proceed under section 13 of the Property (Rights of Spouses) Act - Whether section 11 applies - Whether rules of common law and equity apply

Re 10 Roseberry Drive, St. Andrew

Application to modify restrictive covenants – Whether covenant obsolete – Whether the existence of the covenant impedes the reasonable use of the land – Whether modification injures the persons entitled to the benefit of the restriction



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