1. The common law courts provided no remedy for certain wrongs e.g.
trusts were not recognized.
2. The remedies provided in certain situations were not satisfactory
e.g. in case of breach of contract, the only remedy available was
damages, and specific performances injunctions were not recognized.
3. The common law courts sometimes acted under pressure or influence
or bribes of the other party.
The remedies granted by equity courts become known as equitable remedies.