Current cases

Current cases

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Current cases
Case ID Case name Jurisdiction Case summary Details
JCPC 2019/0014 Attorney General of Trinidad & Tobago (Appellant) v Ayers-Caesar (Respondent) (Trinidad & Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (1) Whether the majority of the Court of Appeal was correct to find that the first instance judge gave reasons for finding the President’s refusal to reinstate the Respondent was reviewable and, if not, whether the that failure to give reasons in fact mattered. Full case details
JCPC 2019/0091 Ayers-Caesar (Respondent) v Judicial and Legal Service Commission (Appellant) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (1) Whether the Court of Appeal was right to find that the first instance judge had erred in refusing to grant the Respondent leave: (a) to amend her claim; and (b) to cross-examine the Appellant’s deponents. Full case details
JCPC 2018/0089 Peepul Capital Fund II LLC and another (Respondents) v Vsoft Holdings LLC (Appellant) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius (1) In appeal 2018/0084, whether the Supreme Court erred in finding compelling reasons to grant an injunction restraining the appellants from pursuing further action elsewhere on the basis they were shareholders in the respondent. Full case details
JCPC 2018/0084 Peepul Capital Fund II LLC and another (Appellants) v Vsoft Holdings LLC (Respondent) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius (1) In appeal 2018/0084, whether the Supreme Court erred in finding compelling reasons to grant an injunction restraining the appellants from pursuing further action elsewhere on the basis they were shareholders in the respondent. Full case details
JCPC 2015/0045 Saunders (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Whether the Court of Appeal was wrong to dismiss the appellant’s appeal without a hearing; whether the criminal proceedings were vitiated by a procedural error at the committal stage; whether the appellant was denied a fair trial because DNA samples were not provided to the defence. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0062 De Zwarte Band and another (Appellants) v Kanhai and another (Respondents) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Whether a judgment debtor’s legal and beneficial interest is to be determined as at the date of registration of the judgment or whether it can be altered by a subsequent determination in matrimonial property proceedings. Full case details
JCPC 2018/0064 Pearson (in his capacity as Additional Liquidator of Herald Fund SPC (in Official Liquidation)) (Appellant) v Primeo Fund (in Official Liquidation) (Respondent) (Cayman Islands) The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands The central issue in this appeal is the proper interpretation of section 112(2) of the Companies Law (2013 Revision). The Appellant argues it should be permitted to rectify the Herald Fund SPC (in Official Liquidation) register in the manner he contends. Full case details
JCPC 2018/0019 Mohammed (Appellant) v Gomez and others (Respondents) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Can a statutory tenant under the Land Tenants (Security of Tenure) Act who fails to renew their statutory tenancy rely on proprietary estoppel by acquiescence? Full case details
JCPC 2018/0060 Elefterescu (Appellant) v The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (Respondent) The Disciplinary Committee of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (1) Whether there were procedural failings during the appellant’s hearing before the Disciplinary Committee of the respondent ("the Committee"). Full case details
JCPC 2018/0052 Mauritius Shipping Corporation Ltd (Appellant) v Employment Relations Tribunal and others (Respondents) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius Whether the Court of Appeal should have ordered a retrial. Full case details
JCPC 2018/0074 Magner and another (Appellants) v Royal Bank of Scotland International Ltd (Respondent) (Gibraltar) The Court of Appeal of Gibraltar (1) Whether the Supreme Court erred in its approach or findings in relation to compliance with the requirement to apply for judicial review promptly. Full case details
JCPC 2018/0075 In the matter of Stanford International Bank Ltd (In Liquidation) (Acting by and through its Joint Liquidators Mark McDonald and Hugh Dickson) The Court of Appeal of Antigua and Barbuda This appeal concerns the interpretation and application of section 204 of the Antiguan International Business Corporations Act ("IBCA") in the context of the liquidation of Stanford International Bank ("SIB") on the discovery of a large-scale Ponzi scheme. Full case details
JCPC 2018/0043 Ramadhar (Appellant) v Ramadhar and others (Respondents) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Did the Court of Appeal err in (1) upholding the judge’s finding that the appellant’s words were defamatory of the respondents... Full case details
JCPC 2018/0065 Ocean Reef Resorts Ltd (Appellant) v Foster (Respondent) (St Christopher and Nevis) The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (St Christopher and Nevis) The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (St Christopher and Nevis) 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 Shanda Games Ltd appeal on the issue of whether the requirement to award a fair rate of interest following a section 268 of the Companies Act (2016 Revision) determination requires the Court to award interest in accordance with the same principles on which the Court awards interest on an award of damages. 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 Shanda Games Ltd appeal on the issue of whether the requirement to award a fair rate of interest following a section 268 of the Companies Act (2016 Revision) determination requires the Court to award interest in accordance with the same principles on which the Court awards interest on an award of damages. 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 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 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

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