Supreme Court decision in Coventry v Lawrence

6th September 2014

Nicholas Pointon and Richard Gold review the decision in Coventry v Lawrence concerning noise, nuisance and a new approach to damages in lieu of injunctive relief. This case is of importance to chancery and commercial practitioners alike, the Supreme Court’s remarks on the subject of injunctive relief herald a departure from the traditional Shelfer test in favour of a more flexible approach.

Richard Gold

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