Current cases

Current cases

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Current cases
Case ID Case name Jurisdiction Case summary Details
JCPC 2018/0048 United Docks Ltd (Appellant) v De Speville (Respondent) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius TBC Full case details
JCPC 2018/0004 Angteeah (Appellant) v Bathfield and others (Respondents) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius TBC Full case details
JCPC 2017/0056 The Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (Respondent) v Daban (Appellant) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago TBC Full case details
JCPC 2018/0008 Almarales and others (Appellants) v Director of Personnel Administration and another (Respondents) (Trinidad & Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago TBC Full case details
JCPC 2018/0007 Smart (Appellant) v Director of Personnel Administration and another (Respondents) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago TBC Full case details
JCPC 2017/0086 Sahatoo (Appellant) v The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago TBC Full case details
JCPC 2018/0031 Singh (Appellant) v Commissioner of Police (Appellant) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago TBC Full case details
JCPC 2018/0040 Singh (Respondent) v Public Service Commission (Appellant) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago TBC Full case details
JCPC 2018/0047 Maharaj (Appellant) v Petroleum Company of Trinidad and Tobago Ltd (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago TBC Full case details
JCPC 2017/0083 Canserve Ltd (Appellant) v The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (Respondent) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago What are the mental elements, if any, of the offences created by sections 212(a), 213(a) and 214 of the Customs Act (Ch. 78:01)? Are these offences of strict liability? Full case details
JCPC 2017/0082 Nurse (Appellant) v Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago What are the mental elements, if any, of the offences created by sections 212(a), 213(a) and 214 of the Customs Act (Ch. 78:01)? Are these offences of strict liability? Full case details
JCPC 2018/0062 Shanda Games Ltd (Respondent) v Maso Capital Investments Ltd and others (Appellants) (Cayman Islands) The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands TBC Full case details
JCPC 2018/0058 Shanda Games Ltd (Appellant) v Maso Capital Investments Ltd and others (Respondents) (Cayman Islands) The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands TBC Full case details
JCPC 2017/0014 Darroch (Respondent) v Her Majesty's Attorney General for the Isle of Man (Appellant) (Isle of Man) The High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man (Staff of Government Division) Does a decision by the prosecution not to apply for an order for costs against a convicted defendant pursuant to s 48 Criminal Justice Act 1993 deprive the sentencing court of jurisdiction to make such an order on application by the prosecution at a subsequent sentencing hearing? Full case details
JCPC 2016/0071 Maloo and others (Appellants) v Somar (Respondent) (Trinidad & Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (i) Whether an agreement for the sale of land contains an implied term that the vendor is required to obtain planning permission for the excision of the land being sold from a larger parcel of land; Full case details
JCPC 2016/0022 Gunesh (Appellant) v The National Transport Corporation and another (Respondents) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius (1) Should the appellant’s further material be admitted as fresh evidence? Full case details
JCPC 2018/0082 UBS AG New York and others (Appellants) v Fairfield Sentry Ltd (In Liquidation) (Respondent) (British Virgin Islands) The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) Was the judge wrong not to grant an anti-suit injunction against proceedings brought by the respondents in the US purportedly under section 249 of the BVI Insolvency Act? Full case details
JCPC 2016/0084 C (Appellant) v C (Respondent) (Jersey) The Court of Appeal of Jersey Whether it was open to Jersey courts to treat the appellant as a ‘parent’ for the purpose of orders for financial provision under the Children (Jersey) Law 2002 Full case details
JCPC 2017/0077 Galantis (Respondent) v Alexiou and another (Appellants) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas (1) Whether the Court of Appeal misinterpreted section 272 of the Act as being applicable. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0089 Byron (Respondent) v Eastern Caribbean Amalgamated Bank (Appellant) (Antigua & Barbuda) The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Antigua and Barbuda) Whether the Court of Appeal was correct to imply a term into a Purchase and Assumption Agreement between the Appellant and the Respondent’s former employer so that the Appellant was jointly and severally liable for the Appellant’s redundancy severance pay. Full case details
JCPC 2011/0020 Philomen Dean (Appellant) v Chaka Bhim (Respondent) (Trinidad & Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (1) Did Hosein J err in his consideration of the evidence such that his findings should be set aside? Full case details
JCPC 2018/0033 AWH Fund Ltd (In Compulsory Liquidation) (Respondent) v ZCM Asset Holding Company (Bermuda) Ltd (Appellant) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Whether, in the winding up of an International Business Company, the Court has jurisdiction to order service out of the jurisdiction of an interlocutory Summons seeking a declaration that a redemption payment for redeemable shares was an undue and/or fraudulent preference. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0078 Jamaicans for Justice (Appellant) v Police Service Commission and another (Respondents) (Jamaica) The Court of Appeal of Jamaica (i) Whether the Court of Appeal should have held that the first respondent was required by the Constitution and common law to obtain or conduct an independent, thorough and impartial investigation into the allegations of serious professional misconduct and breaches of constitutional rights of citizens by SP Hewitt; Full case details
JCPC 2017/0060 Bermuda Bar Council (Respondent) v Walkers (Bermuda) Limited (Appellant) (Bermuda) The Court of Appeal of Bermuda The proper interpretation of "control" in paragraph 1(1) of the Third Schedule to the Companies Act 1981 and whether a proposed licensing and loan arrangement would in fact result in the control of the Appellant by non-Bermudians. Full case details
JCPC 2018/0034 Attorney General of St Helena (Appellant) v AB and others (Respondents) (St Helena) St Helena Court of Appeal Did the St Helena Court of Appeal err in the principles it applied when considering the appropriate level of damages for pain, suffering and loss of amenity (‘PSLA’)? Full case details
JCPC 2018/0023 East Asia Company Ltd (Respondent) v PT Satria Tiratama Energindo (Appellant) (Bermuda) The Court of Appeal of Bermuda (i) Was an agreement for the transfer of shares validly entered into? (ii) If so, was the transaction nevertheless avoided? Full case details
JCPC 2018/0030 Director of Public Prosecutions (Appellant) v Jugnauth and another (Respondents) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius What is the correct interpretation of section 13(2) and (3) of the Prevention of Corruption Act 2002, which creates an offence where a public official takes part in the proceedings of a public body relating to a decision in which they or their relative has a personal interest? Full case details
JCPC 2017/0074 Francis and another (Appellants) v Vista Del Mar Developments Ltd (Respondent) (Cayman Islands) The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands Ownership of a parcel of land. In particular, the enforceability of an option contained in the contract of sale concerning the ability of the original seller of the land to reacquire the land from the original purchasers at the price the purchasers paid for the land in May 2009. Full case details
JCPC 2016/0091 Volaw Trust and Corporate Services Ltd and its Directors and others (Appellants) v Her Majesty's Attorney General for Jersey (Respondent) (Jersey) The Court of Appeal of Jersey (1) These appeals concern the right or privilege against self-incrimination ('PSI') under Jersey customary law and Article 6 ECHR. Full case details
JCPC 2016/0001 Volaw Trust and Corporate Services Ltd and its Directors and others (Appellants) v The Office of the Comptroller of Taxes and another (Respondents) (Jersey) The Court of Appeal of Jersey (1) These appeals concern the right or privilege against self-incrimination ('PSI') under Jersey customary law and Article 6 ECHR. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0017 Layne (Appellant) v Attorney General of Grenada (Respondent) (Grenada) The Court of Appeal of Grenada Whether the Court of Appeal erred in holding that the judge did not wrongly exercise her discretion under section 17(1)(a) of the Legal Profession Act 2011 in refusing to admit the appellant to practise as an attorney at law on account of his conviction for murder. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0037 Causwell (Respondent) v The General Legal Council (Ex Parte Elizabeth Hartley) (Appellant) (Jamaica) The Court of Appeal of Jamaica Whether disciplinary proceedings under the Legal Profession Act 1971, which were initiated without the authority of the aggrieved person, can be ratified by the aggrieved person after having been filed. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0029 Boston-Whylly and others (Appellants) v Eleuthera Properties Ltd (Respondent) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Whether the Court of Appeal was wrong to find that the respondent had established possession over the property so as to give it title ahead of the competing claims of the appellants; whether the original gift violated the rule against perpetuities. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0022 Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ) (Appellant) v Conway and another (as joint official liquidators of Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund Ltd) (Respondents) (Cayman Islands) The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands Whether certain payments made following receipt of share redemption notices constitute preferences contrary to s.145(1) of the Cayman Islands Companies Law. 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 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 2017/0025 The State of Mauritius and another (Appellants) v The (Mauritius) CT Power Limited and others (Respondents) The Supreme Court of Mauritius 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 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

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