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Gray v Fire Alarm Fabrication Services Ltd and others

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    Gray v Fire Alarm Fabrication Services Ltd and others [2006] EWCA Civ 1496 CA (0 other reports)

independent contractor | duty of care to employees of subcontractor

In Gray v Fire Alarm Fabrication Services Ltd and others [2006] EWCA Civ 1496 CA, the Court of Appeal has held that an independent contractor can in certain circumstances owe a duty of care to employees of its subcontractor.

Thistle Hotels Ltd appointed EH Humphries (Norton) Ltd as the main contractor to carry out electrical work at one of its hotels that was being refurbished.