Cox v Ministry of Justice  UKSC 10
Counsel: For the appellant: James Eadie QC, Kate Grange, Stephen Kosmin
For the respondent: Robert Weir QC, Robert O’Leary
Solicitors: For the appellant: Government Legal Department
For the respondent: Thompsons
The Supreme Court, similarly constituted, also considered the approach to be adopted in deciding whether a relationship other
than an obvious employment relationship can give rise to vicarious liability, in a judgment complementary to its judgment
in Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc  UKSC 11. The Ministry of Justice was held to be vicariously liable for injury
caused by the negligence of a prisoner undertaking paid kitchen work. In this case Lord Reed gave the judgment of the court.
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