17 January 2020
Evidence in Court

Evidence in Court


Evidence is an important element of a court case, especially in the trial. It is the way by which information is put before the court to prove a matt...
10 January 2020
Injunctions

Injunctions


There is a dispute over the boundary between John and his neighbour but before the matter is settled, his neighbor commences to build a dividing wall ...
03 January 2020
Some thoughts for the New Year – 2020

Some thoughts for the New Year – 2020


A decade has gone by and another begins. It is 2020. It is a time for reflection like we do at the end of each year. It has become a ritual. Many make...
20 December 2019
Christmas in SVG

Christmas in SVG


Christmas is a few days away. Christmas carols are playing; the stores are crowded with shoppers; colourful lights shine from houses at nights and sch...
13 December 2019
Negligence

Negligence


It is important to note from the start that negligence could be the reason for a tort or a criminal action. It is, however, the aim of this article to...
06 December 2019
Significance of the Word ‘Reasonable’

Significance of the Word ‘Reasonable’


The word “Reasonable” is seemingly ordinary, but it is fundamental in law. The online dictionary describes it as showing reason or sound judgment,...
29 November 2019
Running down actions

Running down actions


Running down action occupies a considerable amount of the court’s time. These are actions by persons who have suffered injuries or property losses d...
22 November 2019
Authority equals power

Authority equals power


Starting with the home, at the familiar level, authority normally resides with the parents. The parents have the power and they are in charge of the h...
15 November 2019
Probable cause

Probable cause


Warrantless arrest and the role of probable cause The phrase “probable cause” is used very often in criminal matters. These words are on the mi...
08 November 2019
Time is of essence

Time is of essence


This phrase is used in everyday parlance, but carries tremendous significance in contract law. In a contract relating to the sale of land or for const...