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 2017/0049 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 2016/0015 Medford (Appellant) v Saith (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago Whether the courts below erred in holding that Carlton Medford had testamentary capacity to make a will dated 1 October 2001, and that he knew and approved its contents; whether fresh evidence supporting doubt on the circumstances of the execution of the will should be admitted to the appeal. 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 2017/0064 A (Appellant) v R (Respondent) (Guernsey) The Court of Appeal of Guernsey (1) Whether the Court of the Seneschal of Sark is a creature of statute such that it lacks jurisdiction to make interim and final awards of child maintenance. Full case details
JCPC 2016/0083 Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited and another (Appellants) v Rawlinson and Hunter Trustees S. A. and another (Respondents) (Guernsey) The Court of Appeal of Guernsey (1) Whether Article 32(1)(a) of the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 applies to the BVI companies’ claims (2016/216)... Full case details
JCPC 2016/0081 Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited and others (Respondents) v Glenalla Properties Limited and others (Appellants) (Guernsey) The Court of Appeal of Guernsey (1) Whether Article 32(1)(a) of the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 applies to the BVI companies’ claims (2016/216)... Full case details
JCPC 2016/0080 Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited and others (Respondents) v Rawlinson and Hunter Trustees S.A. (Appellant) Guernsey) The Court of Appeal of Guensey (1) Whether Article 32(1)(a) of the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 applies to the BVI companies’ claims (2016/216)... Full case details
JCPC 2016/0054 Almazeedi (Appellant) v Penner and another (Respondent) (Cayman Islands) The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands Whether all of Sir Peter Cresswell’s decisions should have been set aside as he did not disclose his position as a Judge of the Qatar International Court. Full case details
JCPC 2016/0035 Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited and another (Appellant) v Rawlinson and Hunter Trustees S.A and another (Respondent) (Guernsey) The Court of Appeal of Guernsey (1) Whether Article 32(1)(a) of the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 applies to the BVI companies’ claims (2016/216)... Full case details
JCPC 2016/0018 Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited and others (Respondents) v Rawlinson and Hunter Trustees S.A (Appellant) (Guernsey) The Court of Appeal of Guernsey (1) Whether Article 32(1)(a) of the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 applies to the BVI companies’ claims (2016/216)... Full case details
JCPC 2016/0017 Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited and others (Respondents) v Rawlinson and others (Appellant) (Guernsey) The Court of Appeal of Guernsey (1) Whether Article 32(1)(a) of the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 applies to the BVI companies’ claims (2016/216)... Full case details
JCPC 2016/0016 Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited and others (Respondents) v Glenalla Properties Limited and others (Appellant) (Guernsey) The Court of Appeal of Guernsey (1) Whether Article 32(1)(a) of the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984 applies to the BVI companies’ claims (2016/216)... 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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