Company director personally responsible for giving wrongful instructions
The First Hall of the Civil Courts on 16 May 2014 held that a company director was still personally responsible for damages after it was found that he had given instructions which...
Right of Preference does not exonerate sellers from their guarantee of peaceful possession
The First Hall of the Civil Court of 12 May 2014 in the lawsuit ‘Camland Limited –v- Saviour Borg, Joseph Borg, Carmelo Borg, George Borg, Alfred Borg, Mariana Borg...
Court blocks construction works pending title claim

The First Hall of the Civil Courts upheld a request to issue a warrant of...

The First Hall of the Civil Courts upheld a request to...

Judge lays down the rules for parents

In a judgment delivered by Mr Justice Noel Cuschieri on 31 January, the Civil Courts (Family Section) awarded a mother the care and custody of her son even...

In a judgment delivered by Mr Justice Noel Cuschieri on 31...

MCC’s ticketing policy is not in violation of fair competition

Mr Justice Mark Chetcuti ruled that the Mediterranean Conference Centre...

Mr Justice Mark Chetcuti ruled that the Mediterranean...

Automatic overtime is not a worker’s right

Mr Justice Mark Chetcuti held in his decision of 22 January 2014, an employee...

Mr Justice Mark Chetcuti held in his decision of 22 January...

Contract Rescinded due to MEPA Enforcement Notice

The First Hall of the Civil Court decided on 13 January 2014 that a contract of...

The First Hall of the Civil Court decided on 13 January...

CCTV solves bird theft

Magistrate Dr Edwin Grima found Hurbet Gatt guilty of simple theft of four birds after positively identifying the accused from a CCTV footage.

Magistrate Dr Edwin Grima found Hurbet Gatt guilty of...

Due to conflict of evidence DJ gets a free dance

The First Hall of the Civil Court held in a judgement delivered on 20 December...

The First Hall of the Civil Court held in a judgement...

When a promise of sale may not be honoured

Mr Justice Lino Farrugia Sacco on 16 December 2013 decided in the lawsuit...

Mr Justice Lino Farrugia Sacco on 16 December 2013 decided...

Company directors and their wives ordered to pay the bank

Mr Justice Gino Camilleri on 20 December 2013 ordered the former directors of...

Mr Justice Gino Camilleri on 20 December 2013 ordered the...

Death bed will may still be valid at law

Magistrate Dr Josette Demicoli on 6 December 2013 decided that a will which was drawn up on the eve of the testator’s death, changing the heirs was still...

Magistrate Dr Josette Demicoli on 6 December 2013 decided...

Self-employed pensioner may still claim loss of earnings

The Court awarded damages for loss of earnings to a taxi driver who at the time...

The Court awarded damages for loss of earnings to a taxi...

Rent law breached fundamental human rights

The pivotal case Dr Cedric Mifsud et. vs. the Attorney General et brought about...

The pivotal case Dr Cedric Mifsud et. vs. the Attorney...

No need for a director to represent a company

In a judgement delivered by Magistrate Dr Gabriella Vella on the 18 November...

In a judgement delivered by Magistrate Dr Gabriella Vella...

Court orders couple to pay contractor reduced fee for finishes

On 30 September 2013, Mr Justice Joseph Zammit McKeon ordered Mario and Theresa...

On 30 September 2013, Mr Justice Joseph Zammit McKeon...

A statement may be still given to jurors, even if legal advice not allowed

The Criminal Court concluded in a judgement delivered by Mr Justice Lawrence Quitano on 4 October 2013 in Malta v. Anthony Cachia that, although the accused...

The Criminal Court concluded in a judgement delivered by Mr...

Transfer of possession of merchandise = transfer of risk

The First Hall of the Civil Court ordered a freight company to pay the value of...

The First Hall of the Civil Court ordered a freight company...

When it is your right to cause an inconvenience

The court held that although rabbits were being kept in a garage in a complex...

The court held that although rabbits were being kept in a...

A doctor is not necessarily responsible for the result of an intervention

The First Court of Civil Courts decided that a medical doctor and a private hospital were not responsible for the rupture of the shoulder of a baby during...

The First Court of Civil Courts decided that a medical...

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