The Hon. Mr. Justice David Batts

Smith, Ivan (Administrator of Estate Kathleen Elfreda Chambers Smith) v CDF Scaffolding & Building Equipment Ltd, and Chambers, Owen et al

Company Law  Majority shareholder deceased – Minority shareholders vote to increase shares – Locus standi of legal personal representative – Irregularities in accounts – Whether notice of meeting called to increase shares and/or offer of new shares should be served on legal personal representative-Section 213A Companies Act-Section 212 Companies Act - Rectification of Register of Shares - Whether Damages applicable.

Fritz, Darnel v Collins, John

Mortgage – Whether fraud or undue influence – Limitation of Actions Act – Whether applicable to Statutory Power of Sale - Whether duty of Mortgagee to satisfy self of mental competence of the person executing the mortgage.

Tewani Limited v Tikal Limited (Trading as Super Plus Food Stores)

Lease - Registration of Titles Act - Whether unregistered lease for ten years enforceable - Whether new owner can enforce lease against original tenant - Whether tenancy terminated or surrendered - Whether tenant liable for unpaid rent – Whether new owner accountable for deposit.

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



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