Sandra is a former Head of our Litigation Department and is the firm’s senior King’s Counsel. Her forte is commercial litigation which she frequently conducts from a position at the helm of cross-departmental attorney teams.
Sanctuary Systems Limited et al v Dennis Constanzo et al
unreported decision of the Supreme Court  HCV 04344 (per Mangatal, J.). Judgment delivered on 13 January 2011
Caribbean Steel Co Ltd. v Price Waterhouse (a firm)  4 All ER 338
Successful defence before the Privy Council of the Court of Appeal’s pronouncement in favour of our client, PwC, that it was not professionally negligent.
Successful appeal on behalf of our client, Jamaican Redevelopment Foundation, Inc. to the Privy Council against decision of the Court of Appeal that wrongfully postponed our client’s mortgage security to that of a creditor of inferior ranking.
RBTT Securities Jamaica Limited v Yvonne Powell  JMCA Civ 10.
Successful appeal by our client, RBTT Securities Jamaica Limited overturning a decision of the lower court holding it vicarious liable for the alleged negligent misstatements of an employee.
Sagicor Bank Jamaica Limited v Taylor-Wright  3 All ER 1039
Successful appeal to the Privy Council restoring the summary judgment granted by the Supreme Court in favour of our client, Sagicor Bank Jamaica Limited, after it had been set aside by the Court of Appeal.
Michael Drakulich et al v Karibukai et al JMCC Comm 31 Unreported decision of the Commercial Court (per Batts, J.)
Successful opposition on behalf of our majority shareholder client of interim relief sought by the minority shareholders who allege they are being unfairly oppressed by the majority shareholders.
National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited v Sylvia Steens  JMCA Civ 7. Judgment of Court of Appeal delivered 19 February 2021.
Successful appeal on behalf of our client, National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited, overturning a judgment of the lower court that found the bank vicariously liable for statements of its employee alleged to constitute negligent investment advice.
Civil Procedure II at the Norman Manley Law School.
COUNCIL OF THE JAMAICAN BAR ASSOCIATION.
Former 3-Term member
THE RULES COMMITTEE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF JAMAICA.
RANKED BAND 1
by Chambers Global
“Sandra Minott-Phillips QC is highly regarded for her strength in commercial litigation, often representing banking clients. Based in Kingston, she is sought out for her representation on a range of contentious mandates, including shareholder disputes and IP infringement.”