‘Vicarious Liability and Sexual Abuse: This is Not a Test of Intution, But One that is Tightly Controlled’

“The judgment of Mr Justice Johnson in TVZ and Others v Manchester City Football Club [2022] EWHC 7 (QB) makes for difficult reading. The judge pays tribute to the remarkable men who brought the action, all of whom had been sexually abused. There was no question that these were honest claimants who had suffered immeasurably. However the judge found that the abuser did not have sufficient relationship with the defendant club for it to be vicariously liable for its actions …” (more)

[Gordon Exall, Civil Litigation Brief, 10 January]

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