BXB v Trustees of the Barry Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
JudgeLord Burrows,Lord Reed,Lord Hodge,Lord Briggs,Lord Stephens
Judgment Date26 April 2023
Neutral Citation[2023] UKSC 15
CourtSupreme Court
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3 cases
  • MXX v A Secondary School
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 25 August 2023
    ...to rendering an employer vicariously liable for the torts of “true independent contractors” (para 29). 60 In BXB v Trustees of the Barry Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses [2023] UKSC 15 (“ BXB”) Lord Burrows reviewed the authorities on the law of vicarious liability. At para 42 he stated......
  • DJ v Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
    • United Kingdom
    • King's Bench Division
    • 18 July 2023
    ...was paused pending the outcome of the appeal to the Supreme Court in Trustees of the Barry Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses v BXB [2023] UKSC 15 and consequential further submissions by the parties in this case. I am grateful to both Counsel and those assisting them for their 6 I mainta......
  • Reclaiming Motions By C & S Against Norman Shaw And Live Active Leisure
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Session
    • 13 October 2023
    ...commenced prior to the first defender’s employment. The circumstances of BXB v Trustees of the Barry Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses [2023] 2 WLR 953, relied upon for the reclaimers, were very different. 6 Submissions Reclaimers [8] The law had recently been authoritatively restated in ......
2 firm's commentaries
  • BXB: Vicarious Liability, Sexual Abuse And The Canadian Perspective
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 5 May 2023
    ...before the Supreme Court on three separate occasions. In the latest case, Trustees of the Barry Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses v BXB (2023) UKSC 15, handed down on 26th April 2023, their Lordships sought to clarity to the application of the law in the particular context of sexual abuse......
  • Vicarious Liability ' Where Are We Now?
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 23 October 2023
    ...liability will flood the Supreme Court's defences in the future remains to be seen. Footnotes 1. [2020] UKSC 12 2. [2020] UKSC 13 3. [2023] UKSC 15 4. [2023] EWCA Civ 996 5. This puts the decision of Globe J in A v Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society and others [2015] EWHC 1722 (QB) in doub......

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