Vicarious liability in volunteering

06 Dec 2016

BLM partner Hannah Beddis explains the implications of vicarious liability for volunteers in the latest edition of Alarm's Public RM magazine.

Hannah explains the issue of vicarious liability and how an employer may be liable for the actions of a volunteer despite there being no formal contractual arrangements. Hannah draws on recent case examples and explains applicable case law throughout the article.

To download a copy of the Winter Public RM magazine, please click here. Hannah's article appears on page 27.

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Disclaimer: This document does not present a complete or comprehensive statement of the law, nor does it constitute legal advice. It is intended only to highlight issues that may be of interest to customers of BLM. Specialist legal advice should always be sought in any particular case.

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