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ISBN: 9781552213308-14


Specific Performance

Contracts of Personal Service

From: Law of Equitable Remedies, 2/e


Considers special performance and contracts of personal service, comparing both the traditional approach and the modern approach. The re-evaluation of the need for specific performance and the Lumley v Wagner injunction is also discussed.



Jeffrey Berryman

Jeffrey Berryman, LL.B., M.Jur., LL.M., is Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Windsor, where he teaches remedies, restitution, and contract law. He also holds a chair in law at the Faculty of Law, University of Auckland (fractional appointment), where he teaches in the graduate program. A member of both the Law Society of Upper Canada and a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, he is the coordinating editor and a contributor to the only Canadian casebook on remedies, Remedies: Cases and Materials (Emond Montgomery, 2012), now in its sixth edition, and has written extensively on remedies both in Canada and internationally.