Current cases

Current cases

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Current cases
Case ID Case name Jurisdiction Case summary Details
JCPC 2018/0044 Bergan (Appellant) v Evans (Respondent) (St Christopher and Nevis) The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (St Christopher and Nevis) Whether a claimant’s expert medical evidence was admissible on the basis that the claimant had not complied with CPR Part 32, where (i) the relevant parts of the defendant’s defence had been held not to be a sufficient response for the purposes of CPR 10.6(2); or (ii) the defendant had not objected to it pursuant to section 163 of the Evidence Act 2011. Full case details
JCPC 2018/0048 United Docks Ltd (Appellant) v De Speville (Respondent) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius (1) Whether the requirement in section 32(1)(b)(i) of the Labour Act 1975 (repealed) to show that the employer "cannot in good faith take any other course" than to dismiss the employee is distinct from whether there was a valid reason for dismissal. 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 (1) Whether the decision of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission ("the Commission") to authorise the public advertisement of the vacancies in issue was lawful, including whether it was... 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 (1) Whether the decision of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission ("the Commission") to authorise the public advertisement of the vacancies in issue was lawful, including whether it was... Full case details
JCPC 2018/0040 Singh (Respondent) v Commissioner of Police (Appellant) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Whether the Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago erred in its determination of the manner of the administration of promotions within the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service. 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 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 2016/0084 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 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 2017/0060 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 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 2017/0029 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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