Current cases

Current cases

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Current cases
Case ID Case name Jurisdiction Case summary 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 2017/0040 Bissonauth (Appellant) v Sugar Insurance Fund Board (Respondent) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius Whether the Supreme Court of Mauritius erred in upholding an injunction prohibiting the appellant from seizing the respondent’s property, where the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council had previously found that the appellant was entitled to damages for his unjustified dismissal by the respondent. Full case details
JCPC 2016/0102 Meyer (Appellant) v Baynes (Respondent) (Antigua and Barbuda) The Court of Appeal of Antigua and Barbuda (i) Whether the Appellant has an appeal to Her Majesty in Council as of right under s122 of the Constitution of Antigua and Barbuda and the Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean therefore erred in refusing leave. Full case details
JCPC 2016/0079 Nugent and another (Appellants) v Willers (Respondent) (Isle of Man) The High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man (Staff of Government Division) The proper interpretation of s.30A(2) of the Isle of Man Limitation Act 1984, where facts giving rise to a cause of action have been discovered late by a Claimant... 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) The lawfulness of various notices issued by the Comptroller of Taxes requiring the appellants to produce certain documents pursuant to a Taxation Exchange of Information Agreement with Norway. 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) The lawfulness of various notices issued by the Comptroller of Taxes requiring the appellants to produce certain documents pursuant to a Taxation Exchange of Information Agreement with Norway. Full case details
JCPC 2015/0093 Long (Appellant) v Police Service Commission (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Whether the Respondent’s decision to retire the Appellant in the public interest was (a) made in breach of s129(4) of the Constitution of Trinidad and Tobago, (b) a denial of natural justice, (c) made without permitting an extension of time to file further representations in breach of the Appellant’s right to a fair hearing, and/or (d) irrational and/or unreasonable. Full case details
JCPC 2016/0097 Seepersad (a minor) (Appellant) v Ayers-Ceasar (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (i) Whether, when a minor is charged with a non-bailable offence such as murder, it is open to the court to grant interim relief (in the form of a release from custody) either under the Judicial Review Act, or under s.14 of the Constitution of Trinidad and Tobago, notwithstanding the existence of s.22(2) of the State Liability and Proceedings Act. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0072 Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (Respondent) v Maharaj (Appellant) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (i) Whether s. 110 of the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago ("the Constitution") requires the Judicial and Legal Services Commission ("the Commission") to be constituted with five members; Full case details
JCPC 2017/0085 Maharaj (Appellant) v National Energy Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Whether the judge was correct to set aside the grant of leave for judicial review. 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 2017/0033 Cadet’s Car Rental and another (Respondents) v Pinder (Appellant) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal, Commonwealth of Bahamas Whether the Court of Appeal erred in their approach to, and application of, the ‘Ogden Tables’ (actuarial tables published by the UK government and used to calculate lump sum compensation due in personal injury cases) in the circumstances of this case. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0075 Mexico Infrastructure Finance LLC (Appellant) v The Corporation of Hamilton (Respondent) (Bermuda) The Court of Appeal of Bermuda Whether the Respondent had acted ultra vires in entering into a guarantee in favour of the Appellant pursuant to the Municipalities Act 1923 ("the Act"). 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 2018/0055 Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (Appellant) v Environmental Management Authority and others (Respondents) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Whether there was undue delay in filing the application for leave Full case details
JCPC 2017/0047 Suppo (Appellant) v Jhundoo (Respondent) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius What was the proper interpretation and effect of a deed signed in 2001 which declared that the appellant was the true owner of a plot of land registered in the name of the respondent. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0038 Transpacific Export Services Ltd (Appellant) v The State and another (Respondents) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius Whether the Court of Civil Appeal’s judgment respected the constitutional rights of the appellant and whether the law of Mauritius requires a plaintiff to plead and prove "bad faith" in a claim against public officers. 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 2017/0068 Bannerman Town, Millars and John Millars Eleuthera Association (Appellant) 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 appellant. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0069 University of Technology, Mauritius (Appellant) v Gopeechand (Respondent) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius Whether the appellant, in its capacity as the respondent’s employer, is liable for the injuries sustained by the respondent while he was travelling home from work after office hours in a car provided by the appellant. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0016 Davis (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Whether Isaacs JA, who had presided over an earlier, aborted trial, should have disqualified himself from sitting on the appeal. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0015 Evans (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Whether Isaacs JA, who had presided over an earlier, aborted trial, should have disqualified himself from sitting on the appeal. Full case details
JCPC 2016/0098 Stubbs (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Whether Isaacs JA, who had presided over an earlier, aborted trial, should have disqualified himself from sitting on the appeal. 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 2016/0104 Boru Hatlari lle Petrol Taşima AŞ and others (also known as Botaş Petroleum Pipeline Corporation) (Appellants) v Tepe Inşaat Sanayii AŞ (Respondent) (Jersey) The Court of Appeal of Jersey Is "day-to-day", "immediate" or "direct" control required to engage a State’s immunity from enforcement and is sufficient control made out here? 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 Was the Court of Appeal entitled to overturn particular findings made by the trial judge? 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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