Lewis, Wayne v CVM Television

Civil Procedure – Whether failure to participate in future mediation within timelines
constitutes failure to comply with unless orders – Whether there was failure to
comply with the unless orders – Whether relief from sanctions should be granted
– Alternatives to striking out – Whether costs should be awarded against the

Claimant for opposing application for relief from sanctions – Application of Civil Procedure Rules 2002: 1.1, 26.5, 26.8, 42.8, 42.9 and 64.6

Henlin, Michael v Rose, Dexter; Maurice Rose et al

Civil Procedure – Application to appoint personal representative –– Whether application to appoint personal representative is properly before the Court –

Criteria for appointing personal representatives – When can the court exercise its power to appoint a personal representative - Application of Civil Procedure Rules 2002: 21.1, 21.2, 21.3, 21.4, 21.7 and 30.3

Pilgrim, Cedric v Wynter, Annmarie

Whether claimant a common law spouse – Whether claimant has acquired an
interest in disputed property – Whether a constructive trust arises in favour of the

RGA Holdings International Inc. v CMA, CGM (Jamaica) Ltd.

Application to strike out – CPR rule 26.3(1) - Application for Summary Judgment - CPR rule 15.2 - Privity of Contract – Subsidiary company – whether separate from parent company – Forum Non Conveniens – Exclusive jurisdiction clause in contract

McGlashan, Winsome v Nicholson Phillips

Contract for fee sharing between Attorneys - Whether mere referral - Breach of Canon IV (g) of the Legal Profession (Canons of Professional Ethics) Rules - Whether contract is unenforceable by reason of public policy – Attorneys’ fees in the administration of estate

Grant, Victoria and Linsford Hamilton et al v Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners, New Day Aluminium (Jamaica) Limited et al

Constitutional law – Fundamental rights – Redress – Constitutional claim challenging the lawfulness of bauxite mining activities on the part of the defendants – Breach of fundamental rights – Right to life – Right to receive information – Right to reside in any part of Jamaica – Right to enjoy a healthy and productive environment free from the threat of injury or damage from environmental abuse and degradation of the ecological heritage – Right to protection from degrading treatment.


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