The Cases

Here are a few of the cases we have worked on.

COURT OF APPEAL: MATRIMONIAL
Sharmeel Mohammed (Appellant) v.
Kim Joan Mohammed (Respondent)
(Mr. Ronald Dowlath appeared as Advocate Attorney at Law with Melissa Ramdial as Instructing Attorney at Law for Sharmeel Mohammed.)

ISSUES:- Matrimonial , Property Adjustment Application made by wife of 28 years, Husband disposing of Assets, When should an Avoidance of Disposition Application be made.
 

March 12, 2020

COURT OF APPEAL:
Rennie & Natalie Mohammed (Appellant) v.
Raffoeun Ali (Respondent)
(Mr. Ronald Dowlath appeared as Advocate Attorney at Law at High Court and Instructing Attorney at Law at Court of Appeal for Rennie & Natalie Mohammed.)

ISSUES: - Pleadings, Undue Influence, Setting aside of Deed

March 11, 2020

HIGH Court:
Ramdath Jokhan (Claimant) v Radhika Premchand (Defendant) 
(Mr. Ronald Dowlath appeared as Advocate Attorney at Law instructed by Ms. Melissa Ramdial for Radhika Premchand.)

ISSUES:- Partition, Increased equitable share  of co-owner. 

January 24, 2020

HIGH COURT: 
Bibi Shameen Hosein (Claimant) v Farouk Noah Riley (Defendant)
(Mr. Ronald Dowlath appeared as Advocate Attorney at Law with Ms. Melissa Ramdial as Instructing Attorney at Law for Bibi Shameen Hosein.)

ISSUES:- Commercial Debt collection of 1 Million Dollars
 

January. 4, 2019 

HIGH COURT:-
Cecil Farrow Miller (Claimant) v. Cherry Seegulam (Defendant) 
(Mr. Ronald Dowlath appeared as Instructing Attorney at Law for Cherry Seegulam.)

ISSUES:- Trespass, Adverse Possession

July. 25, 2018

COURT OF APPEAL:
Adella Hamid (Appellant) v H. V. Holdings Ltd. (Respondent)
(Mr. Ronald Dowlath appeared as instructing Attorney at Law for H. V. Holdings Ltd.)

ISSUES:- Rent Restriction Act, Service of Notice to Quit prior to 1981, Land Tenant’s (Security of Tenure ) Act 1981, Statutory Tenant, Transmission of Statutory Tenancy.

October 20, 2017

High Court Action:
Ricardo Luke Fraser v. Attorney General of Trinidad & Tobago
(Mr. Dowlath appeared as Advocate Attorney at Law for Ricardo Luke Fraser - Claimant.) 

Issues of Arrest, False Imprisonment, Arrest Without Warrant, Reasonable and Probable Cause, Arrest During Carnival Season, Wrongful Detention, Length of Detention Without Charge, Conditions of Detention, Damages awarded in the sum of $100,000.00.

November 24, 2016

High Court Action:
Jennifer Moraldo v. Anthony Sandiford
(Mr. Dowlath appeared as Advocate Attorney at Law with Melissa Ramdial as Instructing Attorney at Law for Anthony Sandiford.) 

Issues of Ostensible Authority of Attorney at Law to act in absence of Client, Enforcement of Agreement made at Mediation Session, Setting Aside of Consent Order, Mediator giving evidence in Open Court.

November 24, 2016

High Court Action:
Savitri Poodan v. Prakash Ramnarine
(Mr. Dowlath appeared as Advocate Attorney at Law for Prakash Ramnarine - Defendant.) 

Issues of Fraud, Lack Of Independent Legal Advice, Use of Expert Evidence and Undue Influence.

April 14, 2016

HIGH COURT- FAMILY COURT:
Mary McPherson (Petitioner) v Renison McPherson (Respondent)
(Mr. Ronald Dowlath appeared as Advocate Attorney at Law with Mr. Abdul Hafeez Ali as Instructing Attorney at Law for Mary McPherson.)

ISSUES:- Matrimonial, Property Adjustment Application made by Wife, Applicability of Pre-Nuptial Agreement, Evidence of Wife untested by Cross Examination, Admissions by Husband, Acceptance of terms of Agreement by Husband during existence of Marriage.
 

March 24, 2016

HIGH COURT:-
Kamal Arman  v H. V. Holdings Ltd.
(Mr. Ronald Dowlath appeared as Instructing Attorney at Law for H. V. Holdings Ltd.)

ISSUES:-  Rent Restriction Act, Service of Notice to Quit prior to 1981, Land Tenant’s (Security of Tenure ) Act 1981, Statutory Tenant, Transmission of Statutory Tenancy.

November 5, 2015

HIGH COURT-FAMILY COURT: -
Reuben Kanhai (Petitioner) v Glenda Kanhai (Respondent)
(Mr. Ronald Dowlath appeared as Advocate Attorney at Law for Reuben Kanhai.)

ISSUES:- Property Adjustment Order, Application by wife of 14 years, Claim for Sole entitlement to Matrimonial house, Ordered of 50/50 share.
 

October 23, 2015

High Court Action:
Nanda Ramhit v. Vittco Limited
(Mr. Ronald Dowlath appeared as Advocate Attorney at Law for Vittco Limited - Defendant.) 

Issues of Loan. Cheque, Pre-Action Protocol Letter and Identity of Borower.

October 15, 2015

High Court Action:
Monica Seebaran v. Dianne Clarke Seebaran
(Mr. Ronald Dowlath appeared as Advocate Attorney at Law for Monica Seebaran - Claimant.) 

Issues of Land, Adverse Possession, Equitable Interest, Licence, Proprietary Estoppel.

February 27, 2013

Court of Appeal:
Sawmillers Co-operative Society Limited v.
Director of Forestry & Minister of Agriculture
(Mr. Ronald Dowlath appeared as Instructing Attorney at Law for the Interverner/ Responsidents.)

Issues of Judicial Review, Locus Standi, Power of Director of Forestry, Exercise of a Discretion, Refusal to enter Consent Order, Illegality, and Irrationality, Legitimate Expectation, Breach of Equality under the Constitution.    

December 07, 2006

Court Of Appeal:
Tajo Beharry v. BWIA International Airways Limited
(Mr. Ronald Dowlath appeared as Instructing Attorney at Law for the Appellant.) 

Issues of Negligence by Omission, Pilot engaged in activity to benefit the employer, Loss of Vision. 

November 07, 2006