Various Claimants v Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Neutral Citation[2020] UKSC 12
CourtSupreme Court
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20 cases
  • Isma Ali v Luton Borough Council
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 27 January 2022
    ...issue falls to be determined by applying the law as declared by the Supreme Court in Various Claimants v Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc [2020] AC 989, and in particular the test reiterated by Lord Reed PSC at [25]: “… in a case concerned with vicarious liability arising out of a relationship ......
  • TVZ v Manchester City Football Club Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 10 January 2022
    ...[2018] AC 355, Barclays Bank plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 13 [2020] AC 973 and Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 12 [2020] AC 989 (“ Morrison 2”). These, and other important authorities, were all recently considered by the Court of Appeal in 234 Cox and M......
  • Barclays Bank Plc v Various Claimants
    • United Kingdom
    • Supreme Court
    • 1 April 2020 para 19. The question raised by the current case, and by the parallel case of WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 12, is how far that move can take it. Two elements have to be shown before one person can be made vicariously liable for the torts committed by anoth......
  • X Against Y And Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Session
    • 2 March 2023
    ...the pursuer’s averments did not set out a sufficient closeness of connection: Various Claimants v Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc [2020] AC 989, Lord Reed at [23]. The mere fact that employment gave the person the opportunity to commit the wrongful act would not in and of itself suffice for im......
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Vicarious Liability ' Where Are We Now?
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 23 October 2023
    ...Whether the principles of vicarious 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 ......
  • BXB: Vicarious Liability, Sexual Abuse And The Canadian Perspective
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 5 May 2023
    ...clarity in future cases. Stage 2 Stage 2 was the main battleground for argument in BXB. In Various Claimants v Morrison Supermarkets (2020) AC 989, Supreme Court held that the correct modern formulation of the test at stage 2 was that: "the wrongful conduct must be so closely connected with......
1 books & journal articles
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 45 No. 1, August 2021
    • 1 August 2021
    ...regarded as done by the employee while acting in the ordinary course of his employment. Various Claimants v Wm Morrison Supermarketsplc [2020] AC 989, 1016 [25] (Lord Reed PSC, Lord Hodge DPSC, Lords Kerr and Lloyd-Jones JJSC and Baroness Hale agreeing) ('Various Claimants'). See also at 10......

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