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    James  Harbridge

    Judge's Verdict

    James Harbridge has lived and worked in Oman for over ten years and is litigation partner at international law firm Curtis, Mallet-Prevost in Qurm. You can email him on

Verbal Abuse
    November 16, 2015

A few years back, a woman filed a criminal complaint against a male accused (the defendant), claiming that he had verbally abused her.

Admission of liability
    November 3, 2015

Supreme Court 87/07 is notable as it shows the effect of a settlement offer/admission of liability.

Reckless Driving
    October 19, 2015

In a criminal case involving a car accident in 2011, the defendant made an illegal U-turn into a one way street.

Claim against authorised signatory
    October 5, 2015

 In 2010, a company brought a claim against an individual, claiming RO2,000 for repair works which they had performed on the defendant’s vehicle. 

Unfair Dismissal
    August 24, 2015

In a 2011 labour case, a woman brought a claim against her employer in respect of alleged unfair dismissal. 

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