Contracts, specific performance and interlocutory injunctions

The Victorian Supreme Court has recently refused to grant an interlocutory injunction that would have had the effect of requiring specific performance of a contract. In addition to giving persuasive reasons for doing so, the decision in Hera Project Pty Ltd v Bisognin & Anor more broadly represents a useful illustration of the principles to be applied when considering an application for an injunction.

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Applying to remove a caveat?

The recent Victorian Supreme Court decision in Yuksels Nominees Pty Ltd v Nguyen & Anor rovides some useful guidance about the removal of caveats under the Transfer of Land Act 1958. The case also considers the relevance of other court proceedings instigated by the caveator and whether an application to remove the caveat might in such a situation be 'vexatious'.

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