2023

Daley, Kareen v Jasmine Chin

Civil Practice & Procedure – Application for Relief from Sanction – Whether Application Made Promptly – Whether Issues of Instructions and Retainer Between Counsel and Client is to be considered as part of the question of the promptness of an Application for Relief from Sanction – Whether or not Counsel’s Failure to Comply with Case Management Orders Due to Issues with their Client Shows that the Failure to Comply was Unintentional – Whether Issues of Instruction and Retainer Between Counsel and Client is a Good Explanation for Non-Compliance.

Adjudah, Silvera v Attorney General of Jamaica, Ministry of Justice and Renita Mullings Gordon

Civil Practice & Procedure - Striking out statement of case – No reasonable ground for bringing the claim – Claim is frivolous, vexatious or otherwise an abuse of the process of the Court – Civil Procedure Rules 26.3 (1) – Statement of case (Certificate of Truth) – Civil Procedure Rule 3.13 – Defendants not a proper party to the claim – Crown Proceedings Act section 3(5) – Extension of time to file defence – Civil Procedure Rules 10.3 (9) and 26.1 (2) (c) & (v) – Application for default judgment 

Pinnock Brown, Nicola-Ann v Ana Yansy Martinez Watson

Insolvency– Sections 137, 138, 144 and 145 of the Insolvency Act, 2014 – Regulation 49 (2) of the Insolvency Regulations, 2015 – Whether the automatic discharge of a first time bankrupt should be refused – Facts relevant to discharges

Ritchie, Albert v McLeod, Rosemary

Civil Procedure - Rule 15.2 - application for summary judgment - Whether the claimant has a real prospect of succeeding in the claim – Conflicts of fact – Whether case appropriate for grant of summary judgment

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