Current cases

Current cases

Cases only appear here a few weeks before the appeal is due to be heard by the JCPC.

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Current cases
Case ID Case name Jurisdiction Case summary Details
JCPC 2017/0054 Browne (Respondent) v Munokoa and another (Appellants) (Cook Islands) The Court of Appeal of the Cook Islands TBC Full case details
JCPC 2017/0013 Warren (Appellant) v The State (Respondent) (Pitcairn) The Court of Appeal of the Pitcairn Islands TBC Full case details
JCPC 2017/0032 Jacpot Ltd (Appellant) v Gambling Regulatory Authority (Respondent) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius (1) Whether the Appellant should be granted leave to appeal to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council as of right, under s. 81(1)(b) of the Constitution of Mauritius; or by special leave of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council under s. 81(5). Full case details
JCPC 2017/0001 Al Sadik (Appellant) v Investcorp Bank B.S.C. and others (Respondents) (Cayman Islands) The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands (1) Whether the terms of the relevant share purchase agreement permitted the First Respondent to invest the Appellant’s monies via the Fourth Respondent and, in particular, to use the Fourth Respondent to borrow monies for the purpose of making leveraged investments... Full case details
JCPC 2016/0088 De La Haye (Appellant) v Air Mauritius Ltd (Respondent) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius Whether the Appellant was in the "continuous employment" of the Respondent, and whether his employment was unlawfully terminated, such that he was entitled to severance allowance on termination of his employment. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0042 Baptiste (Appellant) v Investment Managers Limited (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago Whether the respondent had complied with the terms of its agreement with the appellant and was entitled to an order for specific performance. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0049 Super Industrial Services Limited (Respondents) and another v National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Appellant) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago TBC Full case details
JCPC 2017/0011 Sagicor Bank Jamaica Limited (Appellant) v Taylor-Wright (Respondent) (Jamaica) The Court of Appeal of Jamaica Whether the judge had palpably erred in granting summary judgment to the appellant Full case details
JCPC 2017/0053 Bahamasair Holdings Ltd (Appellant) v Messier Dowty Inc (Respondent) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas (1) Was the Court of Appeal entitled to overturn particular findings made by the trial judge? Full case details
JCPC 2015/0077 Ramsook (Appellant) v Crossley (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago Whether a judgment on liability and award on damages in favour of the Appellant in a personal injury claim should have been set aside on the basis that the Respondent (the First Defendant) had not been properly served. Full case details
JCPC 2014/0100 Central Broadcasting Services Ltd and another (Appellants) v The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago The assessment of compensatory damages for the State’s failure to award the First Appellant a radio licence (previously held to be unconstitutional by an earlier judgment of the JCPC in Central Broadcasting Services Ltd and another v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago [2006] UKPC 35). In particular whether the judge erred requiring the Court of Appeal to make a fresh assessment in (a) his assessment of the compensatory award and (b) his restriction of costs to one advocate and one instructing attorney. Full case details
JCPC 2016/0101 Maharaj and another (Appellants) v Motor One Insurance Company Limited (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago (i) Whether the Court of Appeal was wrong to hold that the Appellants’ claim was statute barred, (ii) whether the Court of Appeal was correct in not considering the Respondent’s concealment and/or conduct. Full case details
JCPC 2012/0040 Panday and another (Appellants) v Her Worship Ejenny Espinet and another (Respondents) The Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago TBC Full case details
JCPC 2016/0094 Robin's Nest Interiors (Mauritius) Limited (Appellant) v Director General Mauritius Revenue Authority and Others (Respondents) The Supreme Court of Mauritius (1) Whether the decision of the First Respondent can be challenged by way of judicial review or whether the taxpayer’s remedy is limited to an appeal before the Assessment Review Committee (and thus whether the Supreme Court was correct to refuse leave on this basis)? Full case details
JCPC 2016/0077 Honourable Attorney General and another (Appellants) v Isaac (Respondent) (Antigua and Barbuda) The Court of Appeal of Antigua and Barbuda The definition of an application for judicial review for the purposes of determining whether the requirement under CPR 2000, r 56.3(1) to obtain the court’s leave to bring the claim applies. Full case details
JCPC 2014/0025 Williams and others (Appellants) v Herbert and another (Respondents) (Antigua and Barbuda) The Court of Appeal of Antigua and Barbuda Whether, in circumstances where a first-instance judgment has been entered against a party who was not present or represented at the hearing, there has been a miscarriage of justice as the absent party has not had an opportunity to be heard; and whether, in this case, the Court of Appeal failed to follow ‘well established legal principles’ when it concluded that the trial judge had sufficient evidence before him to decide the case, and declined to interfere with his findings of fact. Full case details
JCPC 2016/0085 Guyah (Appellant) v Commissioner of Customs and another (Respondents) (Jamaica) The Court of Appeal of Jamaica Whether a 2007 Suzuki Swift Motor Car with Chassis No ZC71S40213 was lawfully seized by customs officials as uncustomed goods Full case details
JCPC 2016/0025 Chandler (Appellant) v The State (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago (1) Whether fresh evidence of the Appellant’s mental illness should be admitted, and casts doubt on the safety of his conviction and appropriateness of the death sentence; Full case details
JCPC 2017/0025 The State of Mauritius and another (Appellants) v The (Mauritius) CT Power Limited and others (Respondents) The Supreme Court of Mauritius (1) Whether the Appellants have impermissibly changed their grounds of appeal from those in the application for leave to appeal and, if so, whether they should be permitted to advance any new grounds of appeal. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0023 The State of Mauritius and another (Appellants) v The (Mauritius) CT Power Limited and others (Respondents) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius (1) Whether the Appellants have impermissibly changed their grounds of appeal from those in the application for leave to appeal and, if so, whether they should be permitted to advance any new grounds of appeal. Full case details
JCPC 2015/0073 Boabul (Appellant) v Air Mauritius Limited (Respondent) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius Whether the Court of Civil Appeal and trial court misdirected themselves and failed to properly assess the evidence, alternatively made a serious mistake in law, in rejecting the appellants’ case that he suffered wrongful treatment, victimisation and harassment at the hands of the respondent employer. Alternatively, whether exceptional circumstances exist justifying the Board to depart from the trial judge’s findings of fact. Full case details

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