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The issue in this appeal is concerned with the restitutionary accounting between a seller and a buyer of land when their contract fails because of the default and repudiation of the buyer in possession under a long-term contract for the purchase of the land
Financial Services Division – Application by Trustee for Beddoe relief in relation to defence of Singapore proceedings seeking to terminate Cayman Islands trust-Cayman Islands governing law and trust administration clauses-grant of declarations as to effect of clauses under Cayman Islands law.
Financial Services Division – Case Management conference – whether regime for highly sensitive documents directed in relation to discovery should be modified for the purposes of trial – access to unredacted copies of highly sensitive documents restricted to experts, local and leading counsel, excluding clients – whether denying parties full access to documents to be deployed at trial inconsistent with fundamental fair rights of litigants
Civil Procedure – pleading in defamation case – Striking out application by Plaintiff – Whether appropriate to strike out counterclaim and certain paragraphs of Defence – Whether affidavit evidence must be filled by a party seeking to strike out part of a pleading
Section 238 of the Companies Law petition- application by Petitioner to set aside subpoenas- whether subpoenas should be dismissed with out prejudice to right of applicants to renew applications at trial – whether witness wishing to prosude documents subject to the highly sensitive document regime established for parties should be required to attend the case management hearing in relation to the precise scope of that regime
Costs of personal injury action in which liability admitted and damages assessed exceeded amount defendant paid into Court-failure to propare wthness statement on quantum as directed by two Court orders whether costs otherwise recoverable by plaintiff in relation to quantum phase of trial should be reduced by reason of plaintiff’s unreasonable conduct-belated admission of liability by defendant seven years after court encouraged settlement of action- pursuit of hopeless contributory negligence defence-whether Defendant should pay indemnity costs because of its unreasonable conduct-overriding objective
FSD – Liquidation – The applicable principles of contractual interpretation – The need to protect confidential information belonging to third parties – The law of contract and the law of agency distinguished
Personal injury claim – liability admitted – assessment of damages – injury at work – whether plaintiff contributorily negligent-impact of injury on employment prospects – measure of general damages – special damages – interest – accidental disclosure of fact and amount of payment into court
Financial Services Division -Applications to Set Aside Order for Service Out of the Jurisdiction – Duty of full and rank disclosure at ex parte hearing – Whether Amended Claim disclosed serious issue to be tried in relation to a certain claim – GCR Order 12, Rule 8(1)(b) and (c) – Whether service defective – Whether there are good reasons for Validating Defective Service