Court orders defendants to follow up judicial letters by instituting lawsuit against plaintiff
The plaintiffs asked the court to order the defendants to follow up the case by taking legal action to establish their rights, or, alternatively to stop making claims against them.
No spoliation if defendant had purchased the property, with plans showing windows
Before the application was lodged the defendants constructed a new window overlooking the drive-in and this, according to the plaintiffs, was done against the law. 
Lack of health and safety measures leads to compensation following death

In their application the heirs of Joseph Barbara held that the defendant company was the deceased’s employer, who failed to ensure that all safety...

In their application the heirs of Joseph Barbara held that...

Agreement to not have children before marriage does not render a civil marriage null

By Joseph Mizzi, Partner at Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates

By Joseph Mizzi, Partner at Mifsud & Mifsud...

Court allows corrections of taxed bill although it had been paid

The difference in the taxed bill was substantial and it would not have been...

The difference in the taxed bill was substantial and it...

When a latent defect claim is time-barred

In his application Vella Laurenti had purchased a property in Xaghra, Gozo on...

In his application Vella Laurenti had purchased a property...

Court agrees with husband’s eviction after separation

The First Hall of the Civil Court agreed that the Family Court had to order a...

The First Hall of the Civil Court agreed that the Family...

Court allows stay of proceedings in EU trademark case

The plaintiff company held that it developed and markets the famous game Candy...

The plaintiff company held that it developed and markets...

Appeals from Arbitrations should be limited to point of law

The Court of Appeal held that the grounds of appeal following an...

The Court of Appeal held that the grounds of appeal...

Court keeps garnishee order intact

The First Hall of the Civil Court refused an application for the revocation of a garnishee order by means of a counter warrant, holding that the order was...

The First Hall of the Civil Court refused an application...

Court upholds garnishee, but reduces amount

The First Hall of the Civil Court, presided by Ms Justice Lorraine Schembri...

The First Hall of the Civil Court, presided by Ms Justice...

Court turns down judicial review case because of non-observance of 10-day rule

The Court decided on 13 August, 2015 in Corinne Ward -v- Foundation for Medical Services and the Chief Government Medical Officer that it could not proceed...

The Court decided on 13 August, 2015 in Corinne Ward -v-...

The offence of causing fear cannot be proved with one incident

The Court of Criminal Appeal, presided by Mr Justice David Scicluna held that...

The Court of Criminal Appeal, presided by Mr Justice David...

Court upholds garnishee, but reduces amount

The First Hall of the Civil Court, presided by Ms Justice Lorraine Schembri...

The First Hall of the Civil Court, presided by Ms Justice...

Smoking an electronic cigarette in an enclosed area is not against the law
Court orders heir to pay the sum of €152,308 to the plaintiff as reserved portion
No need to extend bid bond if it is not requested

The Court of Appeal upheld a decision of the Public Contracts Review Board of...

The Court of Appeal upheld a decision of the Public...

Replacement of street lighting does not constitute spoliation

The First Hall of the Civil Court presided by Mr Justice Joseph Azzopardi held...

The First Hall of the Civil Court presided by Mr Justice...

Court rules that promise of sale is enforceable

The First Hall of the Civil Court, in its judgement of 30 June, 2015 in the...

The First Hall of the Civil Court, in its judgement of 30...

Court taxed bill ruled as correct

The First Hall of the Civil Courts on 19 June, 2015 ruled that any taxed bill issued by the Registrar of Courts was correct since a court judgement did not...

The First Hall of the Civil Courts on 19 June, 2015 ruled...

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