The law of vicarious liability has been “on the move” in recent years. Victims of sexual abuse, in particular, have increasingly sued organisations who they expected to stand in the shoes of their abusers and pay compensation which the abusers themselves had no means to do. Over the last decade or so, the trend has increasingly been in favour of such claims. With Barclays, that tide seems to have turned.
To read the full article by Steven Ford QC & Ross Beaton please click: Barclays Bank v Various Claimants
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