2022

Jones, Ricardo v Walters, Warren James

Civil Procedure –– Whether time has expired for making application to challenge the jurisdiction of the court - Whether the defendant has waived the right to challenge the jurisdiction of the Court - Service of a claim form after the period of validity – Civil Procedure Rules 8.14, 9, 10 and 26.9.

Fullwood, Winnifred v Curchar, Paulette and The Registrar of Titles et al consolidated with Re the Intestate Estates and Property Charges Act and Winnifred Fullwood

Claim for an equitable interest – Proprietary estoppel – Promissory estoppel Claim for beneficial interest – Burden and standard of proof – Adverse possession against a party who no longer has title – Claim based on adverse possession – Whether claimant was a licensee - Whether the provisions of PROSA apply to disputed property – Proprietary/Promissory estoppel – Application for a declaration of spouse – Whether the deceased was a single man for the material period – Credibility of witnesses – Costs – The appropriate costs order to be made in respect of these matters

Guyah, Omar and Cordelia Brown v Rowe, Devon, Financial Secretary and the Attorney General et al consolidated with Guyah, Omar et l v Drummond, Jack and Winston Lawrence et al

Interdiction – Whether there should be a hearing before a public officer is interdicted – Whether there should be a hearing before salary is withheld upon interdiction - Whether salary constitutes property
Tort – Malicious prosecution – Whether the customs officers acted with malice in prosecuting the claimants – Whether the customs officers acted with reasonable and probable cause in prosecuting the claimants –

Phoenix Printery Limited v Ashcar Printing Solutions Limited

Civil Practice – Application to vacate committal order - Defendant company judgment debtor - Order for payment made against company - No enquiry into assets of company or its ability to pay – Whether jurisdiction to make committal order against director.

Fulton, Sally v Ramson, John, Susan Silvera and Christopher Ramson et al

Civil Practice - Appointment of expert witnesses - Disclosure of documents -Whether expert has to be independent - Whether expert qualified by experience -Whether two experts to be permitted to give evidence on same issue - Whether real likelihood of bias - Whether documents requested directly relevant – Observations on meaning of “legal vacation”.

Chas E. Ramson Limited v Ramson, John, Susan SIlvera and Christopher Ramson et al

Company Law - Derivative action - Application to have company pay costs of derivative action - Application to strike out or stay derivative action – Whether matter of costs discretionary - Whether fair and just - Whether court having granted permission to bring claim an application for summary judgment is maintainable - Whether company articles permit an indemnity to directors - Whether section 201 of Companies Act prohibits indemnity.

Bath Plus Limited v Eppley Caribbean Property Fund Limited (Trading as Mall Plaza), Rock Investments Limited and Denise Gallimore

Application for injunction – Whether serious issue to be tried and damages an adequate remedy – Validity of Notices to Quit served – Expired lease with holding over Clause for premises exempt under the Rent Restriction Act – Whether a Landlord had a right after determination of a tenancy for exempted premises can use self-help to retake possession of rental premises.

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