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ABUSE: Is vicarious liability really ‘on the move’?

27 November 2015  

James Counsell and Ben Bradley discuss the legal implications of the decision in A v The Trustees of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society [2015] and some practical learning points arising from their involvement in the case

A v The Trustees of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society [2015] was the first historic sex abuse case to be brought against the Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Additional Info

  • Case(s) Referenced:

    A v Hoare [2008] UKHL 6

    A v The Trustees of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society [2015] EWHC 1722 (QB)

    JGE v The Portsmouth Roman Catholic Diocesan Trust [2012] EWCA Civ 938

    Maga v Archbishop of Birmingham [2010] EWCA Civ 256

    Mitchell v Glasgow City Council [2009] UKHL 11

    Various Claimants v Catholic Child Welfare Society [2012] UKSC 56

Last modified on 26 November 2015