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ISBN: 9781552213308-10


Specific Performance

General Principles

From: Law of Equitable Remedies, 2/e


Considers the general principles of specific performance by providing a brief history of the development of specific performance alongside discussions on the supremacy of damages, problems with supervision, mutuality, partial performance and remedy stipulation.



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.