Court allows stay of proceedings in EU trademark case
The plaintiff company held that it developed and markets the famous game Candy Crush and with a great deal of investment, the game has acquired a tremendous reputation
Appeals from Arbitrations should be limited to point of law
The Court of Appeal held that the grounds of appeal following an arbitration awarded should identify which are the points of law that the appellant would like the Court of...
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...

A jactitation suit cannot be instituted when the claim by the defendant is brought about by the provocative actions of the plaintiff

The First Hall Civil Court presided by Ms Justice Jacqueline Padovani Grima held in a judgment on 15 June, 2015 that a jactication suit in terms of Article 403...

The First Hall Civil Court presided by Ms Justice...

Court refuses to invert the order of production of evidence in legal title claim on property

The First Hall of the Civil Court turned down a request made by a plaintiff to allow the defendant to produce the evidence first. This was decided in a partial...

The First Hall of the Civil Court turned down a request...

Subsidiaries awarded by authorities are not economic activities in terms of competition rules

The Competition and Consumer Appeal Tribunal presided by Mr Justice Mark Chetcuti held in a judgement on 19 May, 2015 that subsidiaries given by public...

The Competition and Consumer Appeal Tribunal presided by Mr...

Lack of signature of one spouse does not annul an agreement

The First Hall of the Civil Courts held that although a wife did not sign a...

The First Hall of the Civil Courts held that although a...

Court allows correction of surname in birth certificate

A court ordered that a birth certificate be amended following the...

A court ordered that a birth certificate be amended...

Court declares commercial agreement as time barred

The first hall of the civil courts on 4 May, 2015 in Edward Pavia & EMA Ltd...

The first hall of the civil courts on 4 May, 2015 in Edward...

Constitutional Court has jurisdiction to hear eviction case

The First Hall of the Civil Courts in its constitutional jurisdiction held that...

The First Hall of the Civil Courts in its constitutional...

Penalty clause must be applied according to the principles of equity

The Magistrates Court in Gozo decided that a penalty clause in a contract of...

The Magistrates Court in Gozo decided that a penalty clause...

Tribunal revokes Competition Office order

The Competition and Consumer Appeals Tribunal annulled an order of the Office...

The Competition and Consumer Appeals Tribunal annulled an...

Administrative Tribunal orders refund of VAT following a revision of business model

The Administrative Review Tribunal on 30 March, 2015 ruled that the VAT Department must overturn its decision not to give a VAT refund, after the owner of a...

The Administrative Review Tribunal on 30 March, 2015 ruled...

Probation is not excluded for long-serving prisoners

The Court of Criminal Appeal in Il-Pulizija –v- Alfred Bugeja and Clive...

The Court of Criminal Appeal in Il-Pulizija –v-...

Holder of bills of exchange may take legal action

The First Hall of the Civil Court ruled that the holder of bills of exchange is...

The First Hall of the Civil Court ruled that the holder of...

Judge dismisses challenge

The First Hall of the Civil Court on 13 March, 2015 dismissed a plea that challenged the judge presiding the case Martin Cassano v Alessandro sive Sandro...

The First Hall of the Civil Court on 13 March, 2015...

Court declares it has no jurisdiction to decide on rent due

Magistrate Francesco Depasquale held that the court was not competent at law to...

Magistrate Francesco Depasquale held that the court was not...

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