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 was not afforded legal...
Transfer of possession of merchandise = transfer of risk
The First Hall of the Civil Court ordered a freight company to pay the value of merchandise it was asked to ship, since it was not shipped on the agreed date and it was destroyed...
Court decides to recognise wisdom of technical expert

Court report by Joseph Mizzi

Court report by Joseph Mizzi

€23,293 deposit ruled refundable, not forfeited ‘kappara’

Court report by Greta Mifsud

Court report by Greta Mifsud

Fraudulent donation contracts thrown out

The Court concluded that the property in question was donated fraudulently and with the intention to prejudice the plaintiff’s rights which emanated from a...

The Court concluded that the property in question was...

When is a foreigner a tourist?

Appeals Court overturns guilty verdict that found a man guilty of renting a flat to a foreigner without an adequate licence.

Appeals Court overturns guilty verdict that found a man...

What’s in a name? The Oktoberfest claim

LBM Breweries failed to prove that the use of the name ‘Oktoberfest’,...

LBM Breweries failed to prove that the use of the name...

Limitations to the acquisition of property by prescription

If one holds property on behalf of someone else, then one cannot acquire it by...

If one holds property on behalf of someone else, then one...