From ‘Rough Justice’ to Pragmatic Principle: Vicarious Liability Latest

Date: 18/06/2020 CPD: 1 hour Cost: Free Venue: Webinar via Zoom

The law of vicarious liability has been in flux. Recent case law has seemingly expanded vicarious liability’s scope to make businesses the insurers of both their employees and, sometimes, those that provide them with services. The Supreme Court has handed down two incredibly important judgments, Barclays Bank plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 13 and WM Morrison Supermarkets v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 12, which make for essential analysis in litigation. In this webinar, Tom Fairclough outlines the changes these judgments have made and what questions remain to be answered.

A recording of the webinar can be viewed below.


Tom Fairclough