THE COMMON LAW LECTURE SERIES
"Vicarious Liability on the Move"
Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers
Non-permanent Judge, The Court of Final Appeal
22 January 2015, 6:30pm-7:30pm, reception at 7:30pm
Moot Court, 2/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Faculty of Law, HKU
About the lecture: In this lecture, Lord Phillips will consider some important common law developments in the law of tort. In particular, Lord Phillips will explore the expansion of the circumstances in which liability will be imposed on a defendant for the wrongful conduct of a third party. Lord Phillips demonstrates that vicarious liability and the non-delegable duty are 'on the move' by tracing the relevant case law, including a particularly significant case over which he presided as President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. About the lecture series: The Common Law Lecture Series was founded in 2005, by the Faculty of Law with the kind support of the Court of Final Appeal, to contribute to the learning and development of the common law. Click here to register for this event.