The Hon. Mr. Justice David Batts

Watson, Christopher v Tankweld Limited

Negligence - Causation - Defence as to quantum- Assessment of damages – Claimant survives an aeroplane accident – Injuries to his face, arms, legs and back – Post traumatic stress disorder – Permanent pain – Whether pain attributable to physical injury or psychogenic

Scott, Esther; Scott, Gladstone et al v Scott, Allison

Limitation of Actions – Joint Tenancy- One Joint Owner in possession – Surviving Joint owner living overseas when property purchased and never in possession – Whether title of surviving joint owner „automatically” extinguished after 12 years – Whether children of joint owner in possession have a cause of action – Whether trial ought to be in chambers or in open court.

Venus Investments Ltd. and Chinn, Christopher v Rampassard, Paula and Rampassard, Bulie

Land – Sale of Land – Registration of Titles Act – Fraud – Summary Judgment – Whether real prospect of success – Agreement for Sale – Vendor registered on Title based on forged instrument – Purchaser unaware of Fraud – whether Purchaser entitled to be registered – Co-owner whose signature was forged to register vendor on Title seeking to reverse registration.

Petros, Sam v Murray, George and Murray, Karin

Contract – Tomlin Order – Variation – Terms of Variation - Whether Variation an Enforceable Agreement – Whether Terms include “Close of Business” – Whether Conditional Contract-Specific Performance.



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