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Employment Webinar: Watch Saul Margo discuss Vicarious Liability

Saul Margo presents an Employment Law Webinar on Vicarious Liability.  As part of the 28 barristers – 14 day Employment Law Series, Saul Margo presents a Q&A Webinar on Vicarious Liability. Saul recently presented this webinar in a series of employment law seminars put together by Outer Temple’s Daniel Barnett. In this Webinar Saul provided an overview of the law of vicarious liability with a particular focus on the two recent Supreme Court cases (Morrisons and Barclays) and the differences between the common law test and the test applicable to discrimination claims in the ET. Free Representation Unit The webinars raised £15000, which was donated to the Free Representation Unit, helping to train future generations of advocates and supporting vulnerable litigants.…

Employment Webinars, Webinars & Vlogs 27 May, 2020

The Supreme Court on vicarious liability – where next for sexual abuse claims?

In April, the Supreme Court handed down two important judgments concerning vicarious liability against Barclays Bank and WM Morrison Supermarkets. Joshua Cainer looks at the impact on sexual abuse claims. On 1 April 2020 the Supreme Court handed down two important judgments concerning vicarious liability: Barclays Bank plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 13 and WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 12. Whilst the impact of these cases will be felt across all claims relying upon vicarious liability, this article considers the potential effects on the particular area of sexual abuse claims. It has been well-established since Various Claimants v Catholic Child Welfare Society [2012] UKSC 56 (at para [21]) that vicarious liability requires satisfaction of a…

News 17 Apr, 2020

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