Land Matter Appeal Dismissed By The CCJ

6 Feb 2019

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today dismissed an appeal in the matter of Gloria Shillingford v. Angel Andrew. Mr. Andrew had given Ms. Shillingford, his sister, power of attorney to sell property belonging to him. However, Mr. Andrew claimed that Gloria then made unauthorised payments to herself, her daughter and their cousin Mr. Hilary Shillingford with whom she had also entered into an exclusive agreement and had paid a commission. The High Court of Dominica and the Court of Appeal had ordered her to repay him approximately EC$1.7 million. The CCJ affirmed the decisions of the courts below to repay Mr. Andrew and ordered that Ms. Shillingford pay his basic costs.

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