Court Summaries

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SUMMARY OF THE SUPREME COURT OF KENYA JUDGEMENT IN BASE TITANIUM LIMITED -V- COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF MOMBASA & THE ATTORNEY GENERAL PETITION NO. 22 OF 2021

SUMMARY OF THE SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENT IN CYRUS SHAKHALANGA KHWA JIRONGO V SOY DEVELOPERS LTD & 9 OTHERS [2021] EKLR

This is a decision on an appeal that arose from the judgment of the Court of Appeal (Visram, Karanja & Otieno-Odek, JJA) in Civil Appeals No. 43 and 48 of 2017, which got consolidated. The decision of the Court of Appeal set aside the orders of certiorari and prohibition issued by the High Court (Odunga […]

SUMMARY OF CIVIL APPLICATION 5 OF 2020 – MNK V POM (2021) eKLR

The Respondent in this application alleges that he had cohabited with the Applicant from 1986 to 2011. While together, they purchased a piece of property and developed it. A conflict arose causing the Respondent to move the High Court vide Originating Summons, seeking a declaration that the suit property was acquired and developed jointly with […]

SUMMARY OF THE SUPREME COURT OF KENYA JUDGEMENT IN SURYA HOLDINGS LIMITED & 2 OTHERS V CFC STANBIC BANK LIMITED

PETITION NO.8 OF 2019 This appeal arises from a Court of Appeal judgement which upheld the High Court’s decision. The brief background to this matter is that the 3rd Appellant, Karuturi Limited, defaulted in its repayment obligations to the 1st Respondent, CFC Stanbic Bank Limited, which led to the appointment of receivers. The High Court […]

SUMMARY OF THE SUPREME COURT OF KENYA JUDGEMENT IN PATI LIMITED V FUNDI ISLAND DEVELOPMENT & 4 OTHERS

PETITION NO. 37 OF 2019 This appeal arose to challenge the entire Judgement and Orders of the Court of Appeal. The dispute arose from the allocation of the piece of land known as LR. No. 20247 to Pati Limited. At the High Court, the main contention by Funzi Island Development Limited & 4 others was […]

PETITION NO. 5 OF 2020

Reference Details Parties:           Appellant -The Executive Committee Kisii County, The Governor Kisii County and The County Government of Kisii. Respondents – Masosa Construction Limited (1st) and The Transition Authority (2nd). Jurisdiction: Supreme Court of Kenya (Coram:P. M. Mwilu; DCJ & VP, M. K. Ibrahim, S. C. Wanjala, Njoki Ndungu & I. Lenaola, SCJJ). Date of […]

CASE BRIEF: UNITED MILLERS LIMITED V KENYA BUREAU OF STANDARDS & 6 OTHERS (2021)

Introduction The ruling was issued by a five-judge bench, comprising Lady Justice Philomena Mwilu, Jucstice Ibrahim, Justice Wanjala, Justice Lenaola, and Lady Justice Njoki Ndung’u. The petitioner in this matter had brought an application to court, seeking conservatory orders, or, in the alternative, orders that would stay the Court of Appeal judgment in Civil Appeal […]