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REMEDIES: A helicopter flight from Coventry

03 June 2016  

Andrew Skelly reviews the jurisdiction to award damages in lieu of an injunction

When the court has jurisdiction to grant an injunction, it can award damages in lieu of an injunction. Guidance on the exercise of this discretion begins with the ‘good working rule’ provided by AL Smith LJ in Shelfer v City of London Electric Lighting Co [1895]; namely, damages in lieu may be awarded if

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Colls v Home & Colonial Stores Ltd [1904] UKHL 1

    Coventry & ors v Lawrence & anor [2014] UKSC 13

    London Borough of Southwark & anor v Mills & ors [1999] UKHL 40

    Peires v Bickerton’s Aerodromes Ltd [2016] EWHC 560 (Ch)

    Regan v Paul Properties Ltd & ors [2006] EWCA Civ 1391

    Shelfer v City of London Electric Lighting Co [1895] 1 Ch 287