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The scope of vicarious liability

Online Published Date : 27 May 2020 | Appeared in issue: Vol 37 No 05 - 26 May 2020

The Supreme Court has given fresh consideration to the doctrine of vicarious liability in two recent cases. In the first case, Barclays Bank plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 13, [2020] 2 WLR 960, the Supreme Court confirmed the general rule that..

Covid-19 and adjudication

Online Published Date : 27 May 2020 | Appeared in issue: Vol 37 No 05 - 26 May 2020

In MillChris Developments Ltd v Waters [2020] 4 WLUK 45 Jefford J declined to grant the claimant an interim injunction to restrain the defendant from continuing with an adjudication because of the Covid-19 pandemic. In reaching this conclusion she..