Archive for Deals & Cases

Woods-Forde v Bermuda Hospitals Board

  • July 2014

Wakefield Quin Limited successfully represented the plaintiff, who had sued for wrongful dismissal in the Supreme Court.  The court held that the plaintiff had not acted dishonestly so as to amount to gross misconduct. The decision was upheld by the…

The Minister of Home Affairs v Carne & Correia

  • May 2014

Wakefield Quin Limited successfully represented the respondents on the Minister’s appeal of an immigration tribunal ruling.  The case confirmed that the respondents, who were naturalised permanent residents in Bermuda, were able to apply for Bermudian status.  The judgment set an…

Pitt & Company Limited v Gary & Michael White

  • March 2014

Wakefield Quin Limited successfully represented the plaintiffs, who had sued the defendants in the Supreme Court of Bermuda in an amount exceeding $1 million, for misrepresentation when entering into guarantee obligations. Jai Pachai and Peter Sanderson represented Pitt & Company…

Williams v The Bermuda Hospital Board

  • March 2014

Wakefield Quin Limited successfully represented the plaintiff who had sued the defendant in the Supreme Court for negligence in failing to promptly diagnose his medical condition. The plaintiff successfully resisted the defendant’s appeal to the Court of Appeal.  The Court…

Stevens v The Governor & The Deputy Governor

  • October 2013

Wakefield Quin Limited successfully represented the plaintiff, who had applied for judicial review of the Governor’s decision to refuse to naturalise him on the basis that the Governor had wrongly formed the view that a spouse of a Bermudian has…

Thomson v Thomson & Colonial Insurance Company Ltd.

  • June 2013

Wakefield Quin Limited successfully represented the defendant, who was claiming against his insurer in order to require them to cover his claim under his insurance policy. The Supreme Court agreed with the submission that a clause exempting liability when the…

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