Lumley v Wagner [1852]

Facts

  • Wagner (a singer) wished not to sing at a venue and so contracted to sing at another

Issue

  • Could an injunction and/or specific performance be ordered?

Decision

  • Injunction awarded, specific performance not ordered

Reasoning

  • Injunction allowed, but no specific performance as could have missed high notes etc, bad for venue
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