Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 229 (Mar)
Court: Chancery Division

Pumfrey J

Representation Peter Smith QC (instructed by Michael Walters, Grimsby) for the claimant.
  John McGhee (instructed by Lovells) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 15 March 2002


Specific performance - Order - Form of order - Claim for specific performance or damages in lieu - Defendant ordered to perform minor works - Defendant claiming specific performance impossible and damages appropriate remedy - Whether order of specific performance correct.

The Case

The defendant's objection to the court's order of specific performance was dismissed as on the evidence specific performance was the appropriate remedy and the performance of the ordered works were not impossible for the defendant to complete.

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