‘Vicarious Liability in the Supreme Court: Can we finally say it is no longer on the move?’

“In Various Claimants v Catholic Child Welfare Society (CCWS) [2012] UKSC 56, Lord Phillips famously stated that ‘The law of vicarious liability is on the move’. This leading case also made it clear that two elements have to be shown before one person can be made vicariously liable for the torts committed by another: 1. a relationship between the two persons which makes it proper for the law to make the one pay for the fault of the other; and 2. a connection between that relationship and the tortfeasor’s wrongdoing …” (more)

[Paula Giliker, University of Bristol Law School Blog, 7 April]

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