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The Supreme Court rules in the awaited decision on vicarious liability and the independent contractor defence: Barclays Bank Plc v Various Claimants.

The Supreme Court rules in the awaited decision on vicarious liability and the independent contractor defence: Barclays Bank Plc v Various Claimants.

The Supreme Court has today handed down its decision following consideration of the appeal in Barclays Bank Plc v Various Claimants.  

Vicarious Liability and the “Independent Contractor Defence” – The Appeal of Barclays Bank PLC v Various Claimants

Vicarious Liability and the “Independent Contractor Defence” – The Appeal of Barclays Bank PLC v Various Claimants

On 28 November 2019, the Supreme Court heard the appeal in Barclays Bank PLC v Various Claimants. The Court is asked to determine whether the Defendan ...