WM Morrisons Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants – Understanding the misunderstandings about Vicarious Liability by Nia Frobisher and Kat Shields.

On 1st April 2020 the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 12. The conclusion of the Supreme Court is a potential narrowing of the law of vicarious liability, and at first glance appears difficult to reconcile with the earlier case of Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc [2016] UKSC 11. Is this a row-back from the case of Mohamud or simply a clarification of how that case has been misunderstood as the Court suggests? This article briefly summarises the judgment, focussing on the issue of vicarious liability.

To read the full article please click: Morrisons v Various Claimants


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