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The Hon. Mr. Justice Kissock Laing

Harley, Doreen v Harley, Norman and Jamaica Redevelopment Foundation Inc.

Civil Procedure - Joinder of party – Whether mortgagee should be joined on an application to restrain the registrar of lands from registering an order foreclosure.

Statutory Interpretation – Whether there is a requirement under section 119 of the Registration of Titles Act for a caveator claiming a beneficial interest to be served with a notice of intention to make an application for foreclosure – Whether there is a requirement for such a notice if the caveat is based on a beneficial interest awarded by the court.

Gayle, David v Sol Petroleum Jamaica Limited

Contract - Contract of employment - Whether period of probation was extended - Whether sufficient notice of termination - Whether there is an implied term of trust and confidence in an employment agreement - Whether breach of such as term can override an express contractual term specifying the appropriate period of notice.

Crooks, Nelda v Whitlock, Conroy

Trespass - Who may bring claim - Registered title by description - Construction of descriptive words in context of other evidence. 

Foreign Options Investment v Messado, Jennifer et al

Injunction - Principles to be applied - Applicant registered legal owner – Party against whom injunction is sought is a mortgagee – Payment into court by mortgagor under ‘Marabella principle’ - Exceptions to applicability of the principle

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