James Dingemans QC & Daniel Tivadar in the Privy Council.

18 March 2009

James Dingemans QC and Daniel Tivadar appeared in the Privy Council on behalf of the Respondent government in an appeal from the Court of Appeal of the Bahamas. The appeal concerned damages awarded for unlawful detention in breach of the Constitution. Their Lordships’ judgment considers the function and interplay of exemplary damages and damages for a breach of constitutional rights.