How does a party to a contract of sale of real estate in Victoria prove that they are ready, willing and able to perform the contract, in order to obtain an order for specific performance?

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On 15 March 2023, in Knight 34 Langdon Rd P/L and anor v Bell and others [2023] VSCA 54, the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria (Emerton P, WalkerJA and J Forrest AJA) considered an application by an unsuccessful defendant for leave to adduce further evidence. 

The case concerned