September 17, 2019

Cayman Islands Grand Court refuses to enforce Foreign Arbitral Award in favour of Brazilian Airline

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Article by Jeremy Durston and Andrew Pullinger Campbells From Mondaq The 19 February 2019 judgment of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands in VRG Linhas Aereas S.A. v Matlin Patterson Global Opportunities Partners (Cayman) II L.P. & Ors is a rare example of the Grand Court refusing to enforce a foreign arbitral award, here on the grounds that […]

Statement from the Cayman Islands Chief Justice re Justice Ingrid Mangatal

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In anticipation of the case involving Justice Ingrid Mangatal coming on for hearing next week Thursday, the Chief Justice, Hon. Anthony Smellie, has invited the Acting Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson, to appoint a magistrate from overseas to preside. Acting Governor Manderson, on the advice of the Judicial and Legal services Commission, has agreed to the […]

Trinidad and Tobago’s President pays courtesy call on Cayman Islands Chief Justice

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The President of Trinidad and Tobago, His Excellency Anthony Carmona SC, ORTT, in Cayman on a private visit, made a courtesy call on the Hon. Chief Justice Anthony Smellie Q.C., on Thursday, 17 December, 2015. President Carmona and the Chief Justice were joined by Justice Quin, Justice Williams, Justice Mangatal and Court Administrator Kevin McCormac. […]

Cayman Islands recruits new judge from Jamaica to Grand Court

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Justice Ingrid Mangatal has been appointed as a full-time at the Cayman Islands Grand Court Judge following an open recruitment process for the bench. Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick, CB announced the appointment of Justice Mangatal as Cayman’s newest full-time Grand Court Judge. The Judicial and Legal Services Commission carried out an open recruitment […]